Political changes in Asia after Vietnam some thoughts and alternatives to dominoes by David F. Roth

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Published by Centre d"étude du sud-est asiatique et de l"Extrême Orient, Leerstoel Chinese en Japanse Taal- en Letterkunde in Bruxelles, Gent .

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  • Asia -- Politics and government -- 1945-

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Bibliography: leaves 15-16.

Book details

StatementDavid F. Roth.
LC ClassificationsDS35.2 .R67 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination16 leaves ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2578252M
LC Control Number85125008

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