North Africa and Southwest Asia by Karol JГіsef KrГіtki

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Published by Population Research Laboratory, Dept. of Sociology, University of Alberta in Edmonton .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Middle East -- Population -- Statistics,
  • Middle East -- Social conditions,
  • Africa, North -- Population -- Statistics,
  • Africa, North -- Social conditions

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Statementby Karol J. Krotki
SeriesPopulation reprints -- no. 62 (1982), Population reprints (University of Alberta. Population Research Laboratory) -- no. 62
ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Population Research Laboratory
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [477]-486 :
Number of Pages486
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16853483M
LC Control Number83006002

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