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The Burman, his life and notions

by Scott, James George Sir

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Published by Macmillan in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burma -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Shway Yoe
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 603 p. ;
    Number of Pages603
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24150015M
    OCLC/WorldCa410674

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