Disability, self-help and social change
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Disability, self-help and social change by Fatima Shah

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Published by Dolex Printers in [Karachi .
Written in English


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Statementby Fatima Shah.
LC ClassificationsHV1593 .S53 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p. :
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21625576M

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