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Towards coming of age

Stuart, Francis

Towards coming of age

a foreign service odyssey

by Stuart, Francis

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Published by CSAAR, Division of Asian and International Studies, Griffith University in Nathan, Q .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFrancis Stuart.
SeriesAustralians in Asia series ;, no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/03739 (D)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1931680M
ISBN 100868572500
LC Control Number90147693
OCLC/WorldCa29004280

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