Some cultural and linguistic aspects of the Garos

by Bhupendranath Choudhury

Publisher: B.N. Dutta Barooah, H.L., Lawyer"s Book Stall in Gauhati, Assam

Written in English
Published: Pages: 84 Downloads: 85
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Subjects:

  • Garo (Indic people),
  • Garo language.

Edition Notes

Microfiche. New Haven, Conn., Human Relations Area Files [1979?] (HRAF. AR5, Garo. Category 116, 5)

SeriesHRAF -- 5.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination9, 84 p.
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16807729M

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