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The Gurkhas, settlement and society

Sanjay Rana

The Gurkhas, settlement and society

with reference to Shillong, 1867-1969

by Sanjay Rana

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Published by Mittal Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gurkhas -- India -- Shillong -- Social conditions,
  • Shillong (India) -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]) and index.

    StatementSanjay Rana.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS432.G87+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 131 p. :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17033475M
    ISBN 108183241948
    LC Control Number2008308363
    OCLC/WorldCa237200034

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