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Published by Australian Defence Studies Centre in Canberra .
Written in English



  • Cambodia,
  • Cambodia.


  • Elections -- Cambodia.,
  • Cambodia -- Politics and government -- 1979-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Viberto Selochan and Carlyle A. Thayer.
ContributionsSelochan, Viberto., Thayer, Carlyle A.
LC ClassificationsJQ939.A5 B75 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL302410M
ISBN 100731703154
LC Control Number97210192

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