Indian historians and historiography in the twentieth century
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Indian historians and historiography in the twentieth century

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Published by Akansha Pub. House in New Delhi, India .
Written in English


  • Historians -- India,
  • India -- Historiography

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementG. P. Singh.
LC ClassificationsDS435 .S56 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23930086M
ISBN 108183701965
ISBN 109788183701969
LC Control Number2009310296

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