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Essays in Indian history towards a Marxist perception ; with, The economic history of medieval India: a survey / c Irfan Habib. by Irfan Habib

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Published by Anthem in London .
Written in English


  • Marxian historiography -- India,
  • India -- History

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

SeriesAnthem South Asian studies
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 426 p. ;
Number of Pages426
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18885424M
ISBN 101843310619, 1843310252

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