The Bhagavadgita in the nationalist discourse
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The Bhagavadgita in the nationalist discourse by Nagappa Gowda K.

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nationalism in literature,
  • Criticism, interpretation,
  • Bhagavadgītā,
  • Nationalism,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-281) and index.

StatementNagappa Gowda K.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1138.67 N34 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25026538M
ISBN 100198072066
ISBN 109780198072065
LC Control Number2011311645
OCLC/WorldCa739404505

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