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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nepal -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEric Valli and Diane Summers.
ContributionsSummers, Diane.
The Physical Object
Pagination(240)p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16520586M
ISBN 100500016585

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