profile of an Indian slum by Akshayakumar Ramanlal Desai

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Published by University of Bombay; [distributed by: Popular Prakashan] in [Bombay] .

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  • Bombay metropolitan area.,
  • India


  • Slums -- Bombay metropolitan area,
  • Housing -- India -- Bombay metropolitan area

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Statementby A. R. Desai and S. D. Pillai.
ContributionsDevadas Pillai, S., 1935- joint author., India (Republic). Planning Commission. Research Programmes Committee., Indian Council of Social Science Research.
LC ClassificationsHD7361.B6 D45
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5033687M
LC Control Number73904072

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