Towards a sociology of culture in India
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Towards a sociology of culture in India essays in honor of D.P. Mukerji by Thottamon Kantan Kesavan Narayanan Unnithan

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Published by Prentice-Hall of India in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India


  • Sociology,
  • India -- Social conditions

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementEdited by T.K.N. Unnithan, Indra Deva [and] Yogendra Singh.
ContributionsMukhopadhyaya, Dhurjatiprasada, 1894-1961., Deva, Indra, 1932- jt. ed., Singh, Yogendra, jt. ed.
LC ClassificationsHN683.5 .U56 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 441 p.
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7895M
LC Control Numbersa 66003987

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