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Science and technology in South Asia

Science and technology in South Asia

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Published by Dept. of South Asia Regional Studies, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- South Asia -- Congresses,
    • Technology -- South Asia -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Statementedited by Peter Gaeffke and David A. Utz.
      SeriesProceedings of the South Asia seminar ;, 2 (1981-82), Proceedings of the South Asia seminar ;, 2.
      ContributionsGaeffke, Peter, 1927-, Utz, David A. 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.S694 S35 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 171 p. :
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2547545M
      ISBN 100936115017
      LC Control Number85029476
      OCLC/WorldCa12976150

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