Representations of Ownership: The Nineteenth-Century Painted Maps of Shatrunjaya, Gujarat

@article{Ku2014RepresentationsOO,
  title={Representations of Ownership: The Nineteenth-Century Painted Maps of Shatrunjaya, Gujarat},
  author={Hawon Ku},
  journal={South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={37},
  pages={21 - 3}
}
  • Hawon Ku
  • Published 2014
  • History
  • South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies
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