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Issues in social demography

Sharma, A. K.

Issues in social demography

by Sharma, A. K.

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Published by Mittal Publications in Delhi, India .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Demography -- India.,
    • India -- Population.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementA.K. Sharma ; foreword, Ravi K. Verma.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB850.5.I4 S53 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 190 p. :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1834107M
      ISBN 108170990939
      LC Control Number89906036
      OCLC/WorldCa21154163

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