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Cultural persistence and change

Narayan Mishra

Cultural persistence and change

a rural profile of Anjan

by Narayan Mishra

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Published by Classical Publications, distributors, Classical Publishers and Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Anjan (India),
  • India,
  • Anjan.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- India -- Anjan.,
    • Acculturation -- India -- Case studies.,
    • Anjan (India) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNarayan Mishra.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN635.I4 M557 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 210 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4388366M
      LC Control Number78907450


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