Inequality in an agrarian social system

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Marwah Publications , New Delhi
Equality -- India -- Uttar Pradesh., Social classes -- India -- Uttar Pradesh., Social conflict -- India -- Uttar Pradesh., Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- India -- Uttar Pradesh., Land tenure -- India -- Uttar Pra


India, Uttar Pra

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Study of eastern Uttar Pradesh, India.

StatementPurushottam Pandey.
LC ClassificationsHN690.U8 P36 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 174 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3007450M
LC Control Number84900980

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