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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Dagestan (Russia)

Subjects:

  • Chenciner, Robert -- Travel -- Russia (Federation) -- Dagestan.,
  • Dagestan (Russia) -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-301) and index.

Other titlesDaghestan--tradition and survival
StatementRobert Chenciner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK511.D2 C48 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL659906M
ISBN 100312173806
LC Control Number97005245

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