The state of Asia

a contemporary survey by Lawrence Kaelter Rosinger

Publisher: Knopf in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 522 Downloads: 422
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Edition Notes

Statementby Lawrence K. Rosinger and associates.
LC ClassificationsDS518.1 .R7
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 522, xxiv p.
Number of Pages522
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6093780M
LC Control Number51011245

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