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Published by National Institute of Advanced Studies in Bangalore .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Bīdar.,
  • Bīdar


  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- India -- Bīdar.,
  • Land tenure -- India -- Bīdar.,
  • Suicide -- India -- Bīdar -- Sociological aspects.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementA.R. Vasavi.
SeriesNIAS report ;, R5-99, NIAS report ;, 99-R5.
ContributionsNational Institute of Advanced Studies (Bangalore, India)
LC ClassificationsHD2075.B49 V37 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL163445M
ISBN 108190108948
LC Control Number99939628

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