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Published by Bangladesh National Geographical Association in Dhaka .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Bangladesh.

Subjects:

  • Bangladesh -- Geography.,
  • Rural development -- Bangladesh.,
  • Environmental policy -- Bangladesh.

Book details:

About the Edition

Contributed articles.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by K. Maudood Elahi, A.H.M. Raihan Sharif, A.K.M. Abul Kalam.
ContributionsElahi, K. Maudood., Sharif, A. H. M. Raihan., Kalam, A. K. M. Abul., Bangladesh National Geographical Association.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN690.6.Z9 B36 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1376670M
LC Control Number92908636

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