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Democracy on the defensive

A. B. Mathur

Democracy on the defensive

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Published by All India Political Science Association in Jodpur .
Written in English


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StatementA.B. Mathur.
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LC ClassificationsMLCS 95/11246 (J)
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL924692M
LC Control Number95223501


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