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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-257) and index.

StatementKala Seetharam Sridhar, Om Prakash Mathur
ContributionsMathur, Om Prakash, 1934-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD4699 .S75 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 263 p. ;
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24549942M
ISBN 10019806084X
ISBN 109780198060840
LC Control Number2009310533
OCLC/WorldCa430510529

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