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Religion as social vision

the movement against untouchability in 20th century Punjab

by Mark Juergensmeyer

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

  • Punjab (India),
  • India,
  • Punjab.,
  • Punjab (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Dalits -- India -- Punjab,
    • Social movements -- India -- Punjab (State),
    • Punjab (India) -- Religion,
    • Punjab (India) -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMark Juergensmeyer.
      LC ClassificationsDS422.C3 J83
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 357 p., [6] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages357
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4109305M
      ISBN 100520043014
      LC Control Number80024187

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