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The Past Before Us

Historical Traditions of Early North India

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$67.50 • £54.95 • €61.00

ISBN 9780674725232

Publication Date: 11/04/2013

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784 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

7 maps

Not for sale in Indian subcontinent

Romila Thapar is Emeritus Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

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