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Roots of Crisis: Interpreting Contemporary Indian Society
S. SaberwalPublished 1996Political Science
Introduction Contours of Crisis Megasociety, Multiple Codes, and Social Blanks Medieval Political Traditions On the Making of Europe Elements of Communalism The State, Ethnicity, and Social Order… Expand
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