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Towards global transformation proceedings of the Third International Conference on Gross National Happiness. by International Seminar on Operationalization of Gross National Happiness (3rd 2007 Nong Khai, Thailand)

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Published by The Centre for Bhutan Studies in Thimphu .
Written in English


  • Quality of life -- Bhutan -- Congresses,
  • Buddhism -- Social aspects -- Bhutan -- Congresses,
  • Bhutan -- Economic conditions -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

ContributionsCentre for Bhutan Studies.
LC ClassificationsHC440.25.A5 (H17)+
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 389 p. :
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23555348M
ISBN 109993614424
LC Control Number2009311745

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