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Striving for secular democracy

Striving for secular democracy

digest of resources against communalism in India

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Published by Vikas Adhyayan Kendra in Mumbai .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communalism -- India -- Bibliography,
  • Religion and politics -- India -- Bibliography,
  • Secularism -- India -- Bibliography

  • About the Edition

    Bibliography of published works, documentary films, cassettes, and posters dealing with different facets of communal problems.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesDigest of resources against communalism in India
    Statementeditor, Ram Puniyani ; foreword, K.N. Panikkar.
    GenreBibliography
    ContributionsPuniyani, Ram., Vikas Adhyayan Kendra (Bombay, India)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ3208.A6-ZC (Z2)+, [DS422.C64]+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23873676M
    LC Control Number2009310613

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