Ethnicity, identity, and the state in South Asia

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Statementedited by Kousar J. Azam.
GenreCongresses.
ContributionsAzam, Kousar J. 1943-
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LC ClassificationsDS341 .E89 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 345 p. ;
Number of Pages345
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Open LibraryOL4007008M
ISBN 108170032563
LC Control Number2001362862

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