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Interculturalism and South African Indian fusion dance

Suria Govender

Interculturalism and South African Indian fusion dance

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Published by Asoka Theatre Publications in Durban .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Suria Govender.
SeriesIndic Theatre monograph series -- 3
ContributionsAsoka Theatre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18315990M
ISBN 10187499403X
OCLC/WorldCa42435285

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