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Hinduism and human rights

a conceptual approach

by Arvind Sharma

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Religious aspects -- Hinduism.,
  • Hinduism -- Doctrines.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-196) and index.

    StatementArvind Sharma.
    SeriesLaw in India series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1215.H84 S53 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p. ;
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3317956M
    ISBN 100195665856
    LC Control Number2004267163

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