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POSC 492: South Asian Politics (Riddle)

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Scholarly Articles

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You can use this search bar to locate books for your work. Below is a list of some recommended searches for you to try. Copy them as is.

  • su: South Asia-Politics and government
  • su: Hinduism and politics India
  • su: Political science India Philosophy
  • su: Nationalism India
  • su: Islam and politics
  • su: South Asia Economic conditions
  • su: Religion and state South Asia

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Online Resources

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