Environment and development in the Islamic world
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Environment and development in the Islamic world proceedings of the Conference on Environment and Development in the Islamic World, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 10-14 August, 1992 by Conference on Environment and Development in the Islamic World (1992 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

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Published by Islamic Academy of Sciences in Amman, Jordan .
Written in English



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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Fakhruddin A. Daghestani, Saleh al-Athel.
ContributionsDaghestani, Fakhruddin., Al-Athel, Saleh., Islamic Academy of Sciences.
LC ClassificationsGE190.I74 C66 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 702 p. :
Number of Pages702
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL653078M
LC Control Number96965176

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