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Literature and the colonial connection

Sudhir Chandra.

Literature and the colonial connection

by Sudhir Chandra.

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Published by Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi .
Written in English


About the Edition

With reference to Hindi literature.

Edition Notes

Statementby Sudhir Chandra.
SeriesOccasional papers on history and society ;, no. 5
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 86/60129 (P)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination78 p.
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2362528M
LC Control Number86907681

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