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Ethnobiology in human welfare proceedings of IV International Congress of Ethnobiology held at Lucknow, India during 17-21 November 1994 by International Congress of Ethnobiology (4th 1994 Lucknow, India)

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Published by Deep Publications in New Delhi, India .
Written in English

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  • Ethnobiology -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementchief editor, S.K. Jain ; foreword by Richard Evans Schultes.
ContributionsJain, Sudhanshu Kumar, 1926-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN476.73 .I58 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 519 p. :
Number of Pages519
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL637659M
ISBN 108185622051
LC Control Number96902370
OCLC/WorldCa34944013

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