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1 - Democratic dynasties

State, party, and family in contemporary Indian politics

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 June 2016

Kanchan Chandra
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Democratic Dynasties
State, Party and Family in Contemporary Indian Politics
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2016

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