2 edition of history of science, technology, and culture in Central Asia found in the catalog.
history of science, technology, and culture in Central Asia
Syed Abbas Hasan Razvi
by Area Study Centre, Central Asia, University of Peshawar in Peshawar, Pakistan
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Syed Abbas Hasan Razvi ; with a foreward by Salimuzzaman Siddiqi.|
|LC Classifications||Q127.A653 R39 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. <1- > ;|
|LC Control Number||91931408|
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