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Hindu legends of justice Paṅchantaṅtra & Smṛti by L. Sternback

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Published by Global Vision Pub. House in Delhi .
Written in English


  • Panchatantra,
  • Legends, Hindu,
  • Hindu law -- Sources

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Edition Notes

StatementL. Sternback.
LC ClassificationsPK3741.P4 S798 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3710345M
ISBN 108187746394
LC Control Number2003308336

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