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Hindu view of art

Mulk Raj Anand

Hindu view of art

by Mulk Raj Anand

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Art -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mulk Raj Anand.
      ContributionsGill, Eric, 1882-1940.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7301 .A7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6294001M
      LC Control Number33023760
      OCLC/WorldCa2824529

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anand, Mulk Raj, Hindu view of art. New Delhi: Arnold-Heinemann, (OCoLC) Document Type.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Anand, Mulk Raj, Hindu view of art. London: Allen & Unwin, (OCoLC) Document Type.

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