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Religion and the Legitimation of Power in South Asia (International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology)

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English


  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Religion,
  • Social Science,
  • Architecture,
  • South Asia,
  • General,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Religion and state

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FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9075479M
ISBN 109004056742
ISBN 109789004056749

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