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Modernisation of a traditional society issued under the auspices of the Indian Council of World Affairs by Wilfred Cantwell Smith

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Published by Asia Publishing House in New York .
Written in English


  • Social change.,
  • Intellectuals.,
  • Social values.

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Edition Notes

The 1964 annual lectures organized by the Council, delivered by Wilfred Cantwell Smith on 23, 24 and 25 March, 1964 at Sapru House, New Delhi.

Statementby Wilfred Contwell Smith.
ContributionsIndian Council of World Affairs.
LC ClassificationsHM101 .S67 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17139670M

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