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Governing the Hills: Imperial Landscapes, National Territories and Production of Place between Naya Nepal and Incredible India!

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Governing the Hills : Imperial Landscapes, National Territories and Production of Place between Naya Nepal and Incredible India! / Bennike, Rune Bolding.

Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen , 2013. 252 s.

Publikation: Bog/antologi/afhandling/rapportPh.d.-afhandlingForskning

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Bennike, RB 2013, Governing the Hills: Imperial Landscapes, National Territories and Production of Place between Naya Nepal and Incredible India! Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen .

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Bennike, R. B. (2013). Governing the Hills: Imperial Landscapes, National Territories and Production of Place between Naya Nepal and Incredible India! Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen .

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Bennike RB. Governing the Hills: Imperial Landscapes, National Territories and Production of Place between Naya Nepal and Incredible India! Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen , 2013. 252 s.

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Bennike, Rune Bolding. / Governing the Hills : Imperial Landscapes, National Territories and Production of Place between Naya Nepal and Incredible India!. Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen , 2013. 252 s.

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