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Nineteenth-century Malaya the origins of British political control by Charles Donald Cowan

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Published in London, Oxford University Press [1962] .
Written in English


  • Malaya,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [272]-276.

SeriesLondon oriental series, v. 11, London oriental series -- v. 11.
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. maps (part fold.) ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26537629M

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