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Published by Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies in Dhaka .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Bangladesh,
  • Chittagong.

Subjects:

  • Ships -- Scrapping -- Bangladesh -- Chittagong.

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Book details

ContributionsBangladesh Institute of Labour Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2002/62040 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination46 leaves.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3537507M
LC Control Number2001445390

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