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Contemporary Laos studies in the politics and society of the Lao People"s Democratic Republic

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Laos

Subjects:

  • Laos -- History -- 1975-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Martin Stuart-Fox.
ContributionsStuart-Fox, Martin, 1939-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS555.84 .C66 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 345 p. :
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3482575M
ISBN 100312166761
LC Control Number82001974

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