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Published by David Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies in London [England] .
Written in English


  • Decolonization -- Asia, Central.,
  • Asia, Central -- Politics and government.,
  • Asia, Central -- Foreign relations.

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Cover title.

Statementby Anthony Parsons.
SeriesOccasional paper / David Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies -- no. 4, Occasional paper (David Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies) -- no. 4.
ContributionsDavid Davies Memorial Institute of International Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14937758M

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