Social structure and cultural change in the Saharia tribe by Debabrata Mandal

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  • Chambal (India : Division)


  • Saharia (Indic people),
  • Chambal (India : Division) -- Social conditions.

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Social conditions of the Saharia people of Chambal, India.

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StatementDebabrata Mandal.
LC ClassificationsDS432.S15 M36 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination165 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL504286M
ISBN 108175330716
LC Control Number98901496

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