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cultural geography of the Great Plains of India

Ishida, Hiroshi

cultural geography of the Great Plains of India

essays and techniques.

by Ishida, Hiroshi

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Published by Hiroshima University, Faculty of Letters in [Hiroshima] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Plains -- India.,
    • Agricultural geography -- India.,
    • India -- Social life and customs.,
    • India -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesHiroshima University studies. Faculty of Letters, v. 31, special publication, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS421 .I74
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 17, 196 p.
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5466864M
      LC Control Number73169741


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