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Profiles in courage

Profiles in courage

political actors & ideas in contemporary Asia

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Published by Australian Scholarly Publishing in North Melbourne, Vic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intellectuals -- Asia,
  • Political activists -- Asia,
  • Political participation -- Asia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-264) and index.

    Other titlesProfiles in courage : political actors and ideas in contemporary Asia
    Statement[editors] Gloria Davies, J.V. D"Cruz & Nathan Hollier.
    ContributionsDavies, Gloria, 1958-, D"Cruz, J. V., Hollier, Nathan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM728 .P746 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 264 p. ;
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22799037M
    ISBN 109781740971775, 9781740971768
    LC Control Number2008431694


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