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Encyclopaedia of classical Indian sciences

Encyclopaedia of classical Indian sciences

natural science, technology, medicine

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Published by Universities Press, Distributed by Orient Longman in Hyderabad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Helaine Selin and Roddam Narasimha.
ContributionsSelin, Helaine, 1946-, Narasimha, Roddam.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 479 p. :
Number of Pages479
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16296930M
ISBN 108173715556
ISBN 109788173715556
LC Control Number2007394612
OCLC/WorldCa124541516

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