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Kunjalis, admirals of Calicut. by Odayamadath Kunjappa Nambiar

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Published by Asia Pub. House in Bombay, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Portugal,
  • India

Subjects:

  • Portuguese -- India -- History,
  • Portugal -- History, Naval,
  • India -- History, Naval

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS498.7 .N3 1963a
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 155 p.
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL274630M
LC Control Numbersa 63004046
OCLC/WorldCa28302011

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