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Peasants in history essays in honour of Daniel Thorner

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Published by Published for Sameeksha Trust by Oxford University Press in Calcutta .
Written in English


  • Thorner, Daniel.,
  • Peasantry -- History.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by E.J. Hobsbawm ... [et al.].
ContributionsHobsbawm, E. J. 1917-
LC ClassificationsHD1336 .P4
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 319 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4248658M
LC Control Number80905124

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