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    ... From: Hugh Jarvis [mailto:hjarvis@BUFFALO.EDU] Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 2:37 PM To: ANTHRO-L@LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU Subject: [ANTHRO-L] new Indian
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      FW: [ANTHRO-L] new Indian book: The Indian Encyclopaedia [fwd]

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Hugh Jarvis [mailto:hjarvis@...]
      Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 2:37 PM
      To: ANTHRO-L@...
      Subject: [ANTHRO-L] new Indian book: The Indian Encyclopaedia [fwd]

      [Another book, folks. Details below. Hugh]

      -----Original Message-----
      From: K.K.Agencies [mailto:kkagen@...]
      Sent: Monday, March 04, 2002 9:30 AM
      Subject: The Indian Encyclopaedia - a Great Reference Work/E
                                                             E/Editor's Pick:

      Here is a great Reference Work, to be out soon, which could be of
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      The Indian Encyclopaedia : Biographical, Historical, Religious,
      Administrative, Ethnological, Commercial and Scientific / Edited by
      Kapoor.  1st ed. New Delhi, Cosmo Publications.  2002.  29 cm.  25 Vols.
      List Price: $ 2666.70 (25-vol. Set)     Your Price: $ 2400 (25-vol. Set)
      ISBN: 8177552570 (Set)          KK-18021


      The subject matter of this Encyclopaedia is not only India but the whole
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