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The great Indian middle class

by Pavan K. Varma

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Published by Viking in New Delhi, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Middle class -- India -- Political activity,
    • Social movements -- India -- History,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-225) and index.

      StatementPavan K. Varma.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS475 .V37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 232 p. ;
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL507522M
      ISBN 100670881546
      LC Control Number98905215

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