Sources of history illumined by literature by C. Sivaramamurti

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Published by Kanak Publications in New Delhi .

Written in English

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  • India,
  • India.


  • Art, Indic,
  • History in art,
  • Art and history -- India,
  • India -- History -- Pictorial works

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StatementC. Sivaramamurti.
LC ClassificationsN7302 .S59
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 216 p., [59] leavse of plates :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4078272M
LC Control Number79903600

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