Socio-religious ceremonies of the Apatanis of Arunachal
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Socio-religious ceremonies of the Apatanis of Arunachal by Takhe Kani

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Published by Frontier Publisher & Distributor in Itanagar .
Written in English


  • Apatani (Indic people) -- Religion.,
  • Apatani (Indic people) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 214).

StatementTakhe Kani.
LC ClassificationsBL2032.A63 K37 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL157266M
LC Control Number99932823

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