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Slavery and agricultural bondage in South India in the nineteenth century

Benedicte Hjejle

Slavery and agricultural bondage in South India in the nineteenth century

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Published by Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies in Copenhagen .
Written in English


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Statementby Benedicte Hjejle.
SeriesJoint reprint series -- 1.
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Open LibraryOL13664869M

The Commercial and Agricultural Magazine, For (, Paperback) The Commercial and - $ Commercial Agricultural and The Magazine, Paperback) (, For For (, Commercial Magazine, Agricultural Paperback) The and.   Hjejle, B. ‘ Slavery and Agricultural Bondage in South India in the Nineteenth Century ’, The Scandinavian Economic History Review, Vol. XV (1 & 2), , pp. 71 – Google Scholar | CrossrefCited by: 3.


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