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Politics and power in Cambodia

Politics and power in Cambodia

the Sihanouk years

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Published by Longman in [Camberwell, Australia] .
Written in English

  • Cambodia
    • Subjects:
    • Norodom Sihanouk, Prince, 1922-,
    • Cambodia -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMilton Osborne.
      SeriesStudies in contemporary Southeast Asia
      LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 2005/30034 no. 6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 120 p.
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3472726M
      ISBN 100582710405, 0582710413
      LC Control Number2005567389

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