Kafir status and hierarchy and their economic, military, political, and ritual foundations
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Kafir status and hierarchy and their economic, military, political, and ritual foundations by A. Raziq Palwal

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Published by Pennsylvania State University .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nuristani (Asian people)

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Edition Notes

Statementby A. Raziq Palwal.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 338 leaves :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22018259M

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