Caste, occupation, and change
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Caste, occupation, and change by J. Sarkar

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Published by B.R. Pub. Corp., Distributed by D.K. Publishers" Distributors in Delhi, New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India,
  • India.


  • Caste -- India.,
  • India -- Occupations.,
  • Occupational mobility -- India.,
  • India -- Scheduled tribes -- Economic conditions.,
  • India -- Scheduled tribes -- Social conditions.

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Edition Notes

StatementJ. Sarkar.
LC ClassificationsHT720 .S27 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3007495M
LC Control Number84901025

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