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Published by Journal of Pacific History in Canberra .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementBrij V. Lal, editor.
ContributionsLal, Brij V., Australian National University. Dept. of Pacific and Southeast Asian History.
LC ClassificationsDU28.3 .P325 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 255 p. :
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14750054M
ISBN 100959547762

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