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Published by Concept Publishing Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English


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Statementedited by C.S. Yadav. Part B, Cross-cultural urban policies.
SeriesPerspectives in urban geography -- vol.16B, Concept"s international series in geography -- no.3, part 16B
ContributionsYadav, C. S. 1942-
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Open LibraryOL14391182M

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