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Ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka an overview by Urmila Phadnis

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Published by Gandhi Peace Foundation in New Delhi .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementUrmila Phadnis.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 90/60097 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2698255M
LC Control Number85910277

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