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Gender, land, and land rights

Prasanta Kumar Acharya

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


About the Edition

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

Edition Notes

StatementP.K. Acharya, R.P. Mohanty
ContributionsMohanty, R. P. (Ramesh P.), 1963-
Classifications
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
OCLC/WorldCa502013493

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