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Traditions of Indian classical dance by Mohan Khokar

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Published by Peter Owen in London .
Written in English


  • Dancing -- India

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementMohan Khokar, text & illustrations.
LC ClassificationsGV1693
The Physical Object
Pagination168p.,(16)p. of plates :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21702983M
ISBN 100720605741

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