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A history of modern South Asia

Ian Talbot

A history of modern South Asia

politics, states, diasporas

by Ian Talbot

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Relations,
  • South Asians,
  • Regionalism,
  • Migrations,
  • Social change,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-329) and index.

    Other titlesModern South Asia
    StatementIan Talbot
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS340 .T35 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 338 pages
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26888080M
    ISBN 100300196946
    ISBN 109780300196948
    LC Control Number2015937886
    OCLC/WorldCa910504263

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