Ethnic political parties and electoral behaviour in Tamil Nadu
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Published by Dept. of Political Science, Annamalai University in Annamalai Nagar, Tamil Nadu .
Written in English



  • India,
  • Tamil Nadu.,
  • Tamil Nadu


  • Political parties -- India -- Tamil Nadu,
  • Ethnic groups -- India -- Tamil Nadu -- Political activity,
  • Voting -- India -- Tamil Nadu

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 24-27)

StatementG. Palanithurai.
SeriesMS / Annamalai University. Dept. of Political Science ;, 1, Monograph series (Annamalai University. Dept. of Political Science) ;, 1.
LC ClassificationsJQ299.T3659 P35 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2004078M
LC Control Number90902106

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