3 edition of Prerequisites for the establishment of democratic institutions in south-east Asia. found in the catalog.
Prerequisites for the establishment of democratic institutions in south-east Asia.
Clunies Ross, Ian Sir
1954 by Australian Institute International Affairs; [distributed in the United States by Institute of Pacific Relations, New York] in [Melbourne] .
Written in English
|Series||Roy Milne memorial lecture,, 5|
|LC Classifications||HC412 .C47|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||15|
|LC Control Number||56001789|
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