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Report of social scientists meet 1989 on The Status of Women in North-Eastern Societies

Report of social scientists meet 1989 on The Status of Women in North-Eastern Societies

23rd-25th February, 1989


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Published by Gauhati University in Gauhati .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementGauhati University.
ContributionsIndian Council of Social Science Research. North Eastern Regional Centre., University of Gauhati.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 94/60126 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1250981M
LC Control Number94900482

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