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Militant Hinduism in Indian politics a study of the R.S.S. by Curran, Jean Alonzo.

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Published by International Secretariat, Institute of Pacific Relations, 1951., Xerox University Microfilms in New York, [Ann Arbor,Mich .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p.93-94.

Statementby J.A. Curran, Jr.
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14319497M

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