Urbanization in Garhwal Himalaya: A Geographical Interpretation
The book is designed to highlight the regional personality of the urbanization in this region. Care has been taken to present a balanced view. Development problems of the hill towns of the Garhwal Himalaya have also been discussed. This interdisiciplianary book is recommended to every studdent of geography, urban studies, town and country planning, regional studies, ekistics, urban sociology, demography, tourism and many other branches of social sciences and humanities.
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