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Glittering decades

Nayantara Pothen

Glittering decades

New Delhi in love and war

by Nayantara Pothen

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Published by Penguin, Viking in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-260) and index.

    StatementNayantara Pothen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS7025.D43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 268 p. ;
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25332043M
    ISBN 100670086002
    ISBN 109780670086009
    LC Control Number2012354109
    OCLC/WorldCa785802202

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