Urban Governance in Asia Sub-regional and City Perspectives by Selim Ahmed

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Published by Pathak Shamabesh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Regionalism,
  • South Asia,
  • Politics and government

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Book details

ContributionsNazrul Islam (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9199062M
ISBN 109848120300
ISBN 109789848120309

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