Evolution of the Hindu temple and other essays by Vasudeva Sharana Agrawala

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Published by Prithivi Prakashan in Varanasi .

Written in English

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Places:

  • India.

Subjects:

  • Temples, Hindu -- India,
  • Art, Indic

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Statement[by] Vasudeva S. Agrawala.
SeriesIndian civilisation series,, 5
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA6001 .A65
The Physical Object
Pagination73 p.
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10958M
LC Control Numbersa 67000897
OCLC/WorldCa945433

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