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Environment and human security

Environment and human security

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Published by Lancers" Books in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- Social aspects -- India -- Congresses.,
    • Sustainable development -- India -- Congresses.,
    • Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- Congresses.,
    • Human ecology -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed papers presented earlier at a seminar.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementeditors, Purusottam Bhattacharya, Sugata Hazra.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsBhattacharya, Purusottam., Hazra, Sugata.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGE190.I4 E585 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination298 p. :
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3712140M
      ISBN 108170950988
      LC Control Number2003311584
      OCLC/WorldCa52845789


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