Papers presented at a national seminar held at Agartala during 25-26 March 2008 organized by Bir Bikram Memorial College, Agartala.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||editors, Anup Kumar Datta, Swapanendu Sen|
|Contributions||Bir Bikram Memorial College, Agartala|
|LC Classifications||LA1153 .Q83 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 199 p. :|
|Number of Pages||199|
|LC Control Number||2010327330|
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