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South Asia disaster report 2009

SAARC Disaster Management Centre

South Asia disaster report 2009

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Published by SAARC Disaster Management Centre in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[editorial team, O.P. Mishra... et al.].
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p.
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24833857M
LC Control Number2011321186

  International migration from Asia grew dramatically in the s and s. Since the s, migration within Asia has risen. Stephen Castles of the University of Oxford and Mark Miller of the University of Delaware examine regional trends in this article based on their book Age of Migration. The huge delta region formed at the confluence of the Ganges and Brahmaputra River systems - now referred to as Bangladesh - was a loosely incorporated outpost of various empires centered on the Gangetic plain for much of the first millennium A.D. Muslim conversions and settlement in the region began in the 10th century, primarily from Arab and Persian traders and preachers.


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