The environmental crisis of Delhi a political analysis by Sanjay Yadav

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [252]-262) and index.

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StatementSanjay Yadav
LC ClassificationsGE160.I4 Y33 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24496413M
ISBN 109788188054039
LC Control Number2010327128

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