Society and change in the contemporary Gulf

by A. K. Ramakrishnan

Publisher: New Century Publications in New Delhi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 224 Downloads: 551
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Statementedited by A.K. Ramakrishnan, M.H. Ilias
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25019435M
LC Control Number2011311564

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