Mekong turbulent past, uncertain future by Milton E. Osborne

Cover of: Mekong | Milton E. Osborne

Published by Allen & Unwin in Crows Nest, N.S.W, [London] .

Written in English

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  • Mekong River -- History.,
  • Mekong River Valley -- Discovery and exploration.

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StatementMilton Osborne.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 295 p., 16 p. of plates :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20323975M
ISBN 101865086150

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