Usmania Mahajir colony in 1973 and 1983
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Usmania Mahajir colony in 1973 and 1983 research in a centrally located Katchi Abadi in Karachi. by Peter Nientied

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Published by Department of Development Sociology and Cultural Anthropology,Free University in Amsterdam .
Written in English

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SeriesUrban research working papers -- 1
ContributionsVrije Universiteit te Amsterdam. Department of Development Sociology and Cultural Anthropology.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21377835M
ISBN 109068750011

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