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Language and society in modern India

Language and society in modern India

essays in honor of Professor Robert O. Swan

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Published by Heritage in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Swan, Robert O.,
    • India -- History -- 19th century.,
    • India -- History -- 20th century.,
    • India -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementeditors, Robert I. Crane and Bradford Spangenberg.
      ContributionsSwan, Robert O., Crane, Robert I., Spangenberg, Bradford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS475 .L36 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 155 p. ;
      Number of Pages155
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3930660M
      LC Control Number81904960

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