Corruption in ancient India
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Corruption in ancient India by Upendra Thakur

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Published by Abhinav Publications in Delhi .
Written in English



  • India


  • Political corruption -- India -- History,
  • Judicial corruption -- India -- History,
  • India -- Politics and government -- To 997

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Edition Notes

StatementUpendra Thakur.
LC ClassificationsJQ229.C6 T48
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4079541M
LC Control Number79904968

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