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Published by Academic Press in Gurgaon .
Written in English



  • Tarai (India and Nepal)


  • Buxas (Indic people) -- Folklore.,
  • Folk literature, Indic -- Tarai (India and Nepal),
  • Tarai (India and Nepal) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAmir Hasan.
LC ClassificationsGR305.7.B87 H37
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 202 p., [10] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4388551M
LC Control Number78907713

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