Marxism in an Indian state
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Marxism in an Indian state an analytical study of West Bengal leftism by A. K. Basu

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Published by Ratna Prakashan in Kolkata .
Written in English



  • West Bengal (India),
  • India,
  • West Bengal.


  • Communism -- India -- West Bengal,
  • West Bengal (India) -- Politics and government

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Edition Notes

StatementA.K. Basu.
LC ClassificationsHX395.W4 B37 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination294 p. ;
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3335416M
ISBN 108185709734
LC Control Number2004325761

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