Folk elements in Bengali life
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Published by Indian Publications in Calcutta .
Written in English



  • West Bengal (India),
  • India,
  • West Bengal.


  • Ethnology -- India -- West Bengal.,
  • West Bengal (India)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby A. K. Sur.
SeriesIndian Publications folklore series ; no. 24
LC ClassificationsGN635.I4 S97
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4863027M
LC Control Number75902058

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