Technology, development and the environment a re-appraisal by Amulya K.N Reddy

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme, Pergamon in Nairobi, Oxford .

Written in English

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  • Technology.,
  • Human ecology.

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StatementAmulya Kumar N. Reddy.
SeriesElements -- 1
ContributionsUnited Nations. Environment Programme.
LC ClassificationsT49.5
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,52p. :
Number of Pages52
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Open LibraryOL14896767M
ISBN 100080256937, 008025693

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