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Published by Bernan Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • ASIA,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10045012M
ISBN 100117017094
ISBN 109780117017092
OCLC/WorldCa26887831

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