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Indonesia, towards democracy

Taufik Abdullah

Indonesia, towards democracy

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Published by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 583-599) and index.

StatementTaufik Abdullah
SeriesHistory of nation-building series
ContributionsInstitute of Southeast Asian Studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS644.5 .A23 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 640 p. ;
Number of Pages640
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24535362M
ISBN 109789812303653, 9789812303660, 9789812305619
LC Control Number2009323368

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