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Population geography of the Yemen Arab Republic the major findings of the population and housing census of February 1975 and of supplementary demographic and cartographic surveys by Steffen, Hans

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Published by Reichert in Weisbaden .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Yemen -- Population,
  • Population geography

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Edition Notes

Statementby Hans Steffen.
SeriesTübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients. Beihefte. Reihe B (Geisteswissenschaften) -- Nr. 39
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB"1044.9"A3"S7
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 311 p. :
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20045516M

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