Education, science and technology in developing countries
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Education, science and technology in developing countries some thoughts and recollections by Hameed Ahmed Khan

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Published by Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South in Islamabad .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references.

Statemente Hameed Ahmed Khan.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 198 p. ;
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16290661M
LC Control Number2006334295

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