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Vietnam, conflict and change in Indo-China by Alan Pollock

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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne .
Written in English



  • Vietnam,
  • Indochina


  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Textbooks.,
  • Vietnam -- History -- 20th century -- Textbooks.,
  • Indochina -- History -- 1945- -- Textbooks.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesConflict and change in Indochina
StatementAlan Pollock.
LC ClassificationsDS557.5 .P65 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 153 p. :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL552090M
ISBN 100195537556
LC Control Number96133688

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