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Colours of mind and other essays

Meera Chakravorty

Colours of mind and other essays

by Meera Chakravorty

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Published by New Bharatiya Book Corp. in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Meera Chakravorty
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS448 .C43 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 p. ;
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25133177M
    ISBN 10818315168X
    ISBN 109788183151689
    LC Control Number2011351405
    OCLC/WorldCa759686013

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