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Published by Cassell Australia in Stanmore, N.S.W .
Written in English



  • Malaysia,
  • Singapore,
  • Brunei


  • Malaysia -- History.,
  • Singapore -- History.,
  • Brunei -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] C. Mary Turnbull.
SeriesCassell Asian histories
LC ClassificationsDS596 .T84
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4215127M
ISBN 100726987255
LC Control Number80494736

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