2 edition of Small cities and national development in Arab studies found in the catalog.
Small cities and national development in Arab studies
Ishaq Y. Qutub
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Ishaq Yacoub Qutub.|
|Contributions||United Nations Centre for Regional Development., International Seminar on Small Cities and National Development (1983 : New Delhi, India)|
|LC Classifications||HT147.5 .Q88 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||103 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||103|
|LC Control Number||83182454|
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