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Travel writing in India

National Seminar on Travel Writing in India (2002 Panaji, India)

Travel writing in India

by National Seminar on Travel Writing in India (2002 Panaji, India)

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Published by Sahitya Akademi in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travelers" writings -- History and criticism -- Congresses,
  • India -- Description and travel -- Congresses

  • About the Edition

    Chiefly covers the period, 15th to 20th century; transcript of papers presented during the National Seminar on Travel Writing in India held in Panaji in 2002 in collaboration with the Goa Akademi, Panaji.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Shobhana Bhattacharji.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsBhattacharji, Shobhana., Goa Akademi, Panaji.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS411+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p. :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17106485M
    ISBN 108126025980
    LC Control Number2008331539
    OCLC/WorldCa244354592

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