Sikh history and culture reflections in Indian fiction by Manasvi

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Published by Harman Pub. House in New Delhi .

Written in English

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  • Indic fiction (English) -- History and criticism.,
  • Sikhism in literature.

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LC ClassificationsPR9492.S54 M36 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 199 p. ;
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1378564M
ISBN 108185151628
LC Control Number92910810

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