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Religion, civil society, and the state

J. P. Singh Uberoi

Religion, civil society, and the state

a study of Sikhism

by J. P. Singh Uberoi

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

    Subjects:
  • Sikhism -- Relations -- Islam.,
  • Islam -- Relations -- Sikhism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-157) and index.

    StatementJ. P. S. Uberoi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2018.15 .U34 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 166 p. :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL635681M
    ISBN 100195636910
    LC Control Number96900187


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