From Alexander to Kaniska
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From Alexander to Kaniska by A. K. Narain

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Published by Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi .
Written in English



  • India


  • India -- History -- 324 B.C.-1000 A.D

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Edition Notes

Statementby A. K. Narain.
SeriesMonographs of the Dept. of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology, no. 1
LC ClassificationsDS451 .N27
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p.
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5399462M
LC Control Number72902185

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