Television and cultural crisis an analysis of transnational television in India by Mira K. Desai

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  • Television broadcasting -- Social aspects -- India,
  • Mass media and culture -- India

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StatementMira K. Desai, Binod C. Agrawal.
ContributionsAgrawal, Binod C.
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LC ClassificationsHE8700.9.A-ZI+, HE8700.9.I4 D47 2009
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Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23981795M
ISBN 10818069609X
ISBN 109788180696091
LC Control Number2009305552

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