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Construction industry and economic development

Fadhlin Abdullah

Construction industry and economic development

the Malaysian scene

by Fadhlin Abdullah

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Published by Penerbit Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in Skudai, Johor Darul Ta"zim .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [117]-132) and index.

StatementFadhlin Abdullah
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9715.M42 A23 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 138 p. :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24459967M
ISBN 109835203334
ISBN 109789835203336
LC Control Number2008339201
OCLC/WorldCa60655600

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