Literature, drama, and dance in Southeast Asia
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Literature, drama, and dance in Southeast Asia a bibliography by Universiti Malaya. Perpustakaan.

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Published by The Library in Kuala Lumpur .
Written in English



  • Asia, Southeastern


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Statementcompiled by ten librarians of the Library, University of Malaya, in conjunction with the launching of the Southeast Asian Studies Programme by the Faculty of Arts, University of Malaya.
LC ClassificationsZ3221 .U54 1976, PL3508 .U54 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 137 p. ;
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4531086M
LC Control Number76941299

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