State making in Asia

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  • State, The,
  • Asia -- Politics and government

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Richard Boyd and Tak-Wing Ngo.
SeriesPolitics in Asia series
ContributionsBoyd, Richard., Ngo, Tak-Wing, 1962-
LC ClassificationsJQ24 .S73 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3399462M
ISBN 100415346118
LC Control Number2005013350

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