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Singapore"s foreign policy

Kawin Wilairat

Singapore"s foreign policy

the first decade

by Kawin Wilairat

  • 313 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

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

    Places:
  • Singapore
    • Subjects:
    • Singapore -- Foreign relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementKawin Wilairat.
      SeriesField report series ;, no. 10, Field report series (Singapore) ;, no. 10.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS598.S7 W42
      The Physical Object
      Pagination105 p. ;
      Number of Pages105
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4870062M
      LC Control Number75940715


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