Electoral politics in South Asia

  • 241 Pages
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  • English

K.P. Bagchi & Co. , Calcutta
Elections -- India., Elections -- South


India., South

About the Edition

Contributed seminar papers.

Statementedited by Subho Basu, Suranjan Das.
SeriesMonograph / Department of History, University of Calcutta ;, 18, Monograph (University of Calcutta. Dept. of History) ;, 18.
ContributionsBasu, Subho., Das, Suranjan.
LC ClassificationsJQ292 .E4237 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxix, 241 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL170593M
ISBN 108170742234
LC Control Number99949882

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