Women and religion
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Women and religion proceedings of a seminar held on 26-27 March 1990.

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Published by Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi .
Written in English



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  • Women and religion -- India -- Congresses.

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Seminar organized by the Centre for Women"s Studies and Development.

Edition Notes

ContributionsBanaras Hindu University. Centre for Women"s Studies and Development., Banaras Hindu University.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2004/60271 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination87 leaves
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3717820M
LC Control Number2003331765

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