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France on the Mekong

John A. Tully

France on the Mekong

a history of the Protectorate in Cambodia, 1863-1953

by John A. Tully

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cambodia -- History -- 1863-1953.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [513]-542) and index.

    StatementJohn Tully.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS554.7 .T85 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 562 p. ;
    Number of Pages562
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18657033M
    ISBN 100761824316
    LC Control Number2002040830

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