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Recovering from earthquakes response, reconstruction, and impact mitigation in India

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Published by Routledge in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, Shirish B. Patel, Aromar Revi.
ContributionsPatel, Shirish B., Revi, Aromar.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 425 p. :
Number of Pages425
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24125044M
ISBN 109780415562973
LC Control Number2010316428

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