Singapore in Southeast Asia

an economic and political appraisal. by Buchanan, Iain B.A.

Publisher: Bell in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

LC ClassificationsHC445.8 .B8
The Physical Object
Pagination336, (16) p.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5330652M
ISBN 100713516569
LC Control Number72183727

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Singapore: Maruzen Asia, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: L A Peter Gosling; Linda Lim; University of Singapore. Economic Research Centre.; University of Michigan. Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies.