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Title: A Galaxy of Desires
Publisher: Xlibris, Corp.
Book Condition: New
Book Type: Paperback
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This autobiographical travelogue written from time to time over the last fifty years describes the continuous and ever changing journey of life The different installments of this travelogue directly or indirectly reflect the evolutionary development of the author s state of mind at the time of their writingAbout the Author:
Dr. Anis ur Rahmaan is an engineer, architect, and an urban and regional planner. He has studied and taught in ten institutions of higher learning in the USA, UK, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan. He prepared the first Master Plan for Greater Lahore-the second largest city of Pakistan-in the 1960s, which has not only been catalogued in the Library of Congress but also in the libraries of the major US universities. He worked for a number of years as Director of Town Planning of the Punjab and North Western Frontier Provinces in Pakistan. He was awarded International Development Fellowship by the East-West Center, University of Hawaii in 1967, and later conferred the Best Professor's Award by the King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has also worked as United Nations' Advisor for Urban and Regional Planning for about ten years in Saudi Arabia and as a UN Consultant in the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan. In 1999 his name appeared in Who's Who in the World. Currently he is engaged in community development and poverty alleviation through educational and vocational training programs on philanthropic basis in Pakistan. Dr. Rahmaan has already published two books: (i) Anjuman-e-Arzu in Urdu language for the people at large and (ii) The Imperatives of Urban and Regional Planning: Concepts and Case Studies from the Developing World for the academicians, practitioners and students of Urban and regional planning. He has also contributed a number of articles in leading literary and professional journals and chapters in edited books. Author's eletronic addresses: (i) firstname.lastname@example.org; (ii) email@example.com
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