Companion Studies to the History of Tamil Literature (Handbuch Der Orientalistik, Erganzungsband 5) by Kamil V. Zvelebil

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Subjects:

  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Sociology,
  • Indo-Iranian Literature,
  • Social Science,
  • Tamil,
  • Tamil literature,
  • General,
  • History and criticism,
  • Architecture

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9076216M
ISBN 109004093656
ISBN 109789004093652

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