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Western power in Asia

its slow rise and swift fall, 1415-1999

by Arthur Cotterell

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Published by John Wiley & Sons (Asia) in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historia,
  • Kolonie

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliogr. s. 407-439. Indeks.

    StatementArthur Cotterell
    The Physical Object
    PaginationXX, 455 s.
    Number of Pages455
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27095647M
    ISBN 100470824891
    ISBN 109780470824894
    OCLC/WorldCa751499251


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