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Ancient Indian Warfare With Special Reference to the Vedic Period by Sarva Daman Singh

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Published by Motilal Banarsidass Pub .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military History - Ancient,
  • India,
  • History - General History,
  • Asia - India & South Asia

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9070018M
ISBN 108120804864
ISBN 109788120804869

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