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In the land of poverty memoirs of an Indian family, 1947-1997 by Siddharth Dube

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Published by Zed Books, Distributed in the USA exclusively by St. Martin"s Press in London, New York .
Written in English



  • India,
  • India.


  • Poverty -- India.,
  • India -- Economic conditions -- 1947-,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1947-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-236) and index.

StatementSiddharth Dube.
LC ClassificationsHC440.P6 D83 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL359780M
ISBN 101856495973, 1856495981
LC Control Number98019800

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