Peoples of Southeast Asia. by Bruno Lasker

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .

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StatementPrepared under the auspices of the American Council of the Institute of Pacific Relations. New York, Knopf, 1944.
ContributionsInstitute of Pacific Relations. American Council.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS504.5 .L37 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 288, x p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5090299M
ISBN 10040409029X
LC Control Number74161765
OCLC/WorldCa663644

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