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Dissent and consensus protest in pre-industrial societies : India, Burma, and Russia

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Published by K.P. Bagchi & Co. in Calcutta .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Burma,
  • Russia


  • India -- Social conditions.,
  • Burma -- Social conditions.,
  • Russia -- Social conditions -- 1801-1917.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Basudeb Chattopadhyay, Hari S. Vasudevan, Rajat Kanta Ray.
ContributionsChattopadhyay, Basudeb., Vasudevan, Hari S., Ray, Rajat Kanta.
LC ClassificationsHN683 .D57 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1833016M
ISBN 108170740436
LC Control Number89904932

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