Gender, land, and land rights
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Gender, land, and land rights tribes and caste Hindus by Prasanta Kumar Acharya

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Published by Abhijeet Publications in Delhi .
Written in English

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Study conducted in Kandhamal and Khurda, districts of Orissa, India.

Edition Notes

StatementP.K. Acharya, R.P. Mohanty
ContributionsMohanty, R. P. (Ramesh P.), 1963-
LC ClassificationsHD880.A-ZK (H7)+, HD879.O75 A24 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24454133M
ISBN 109380031327
ISBN 109789380031323
LC Control Number2010319308

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