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2 edition of advanced history of India found in the catalog.

advanced history of India

Ramesh Chandra Majumdar

advanced history of India

by R.C. Majumdar, H.C. Raychaudhuri [and] Kalikinkar Datta.

by Ramesh Chandra Majumdar

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    ContributionsRaychaudhuri, Hemchandra, 1892-, Datta, Kalikinkar, 1905-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 1122 p. illus., maps. ;
    Number of Pages1122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20038229M

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