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Bhutan, a kingdom in the Himalayas

Nagendra Singh

Bhutan, a kingdom in the Himalayas

a study of the land, its people and their government

by Nagendra Singh

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Published by S. Chand in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bhutan.
    • Subjects:
    • Bhutan

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Nagendra Singh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS485.B503 S56 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 258 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2695535M
      LC Control Number85904804

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