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highland people of South Vietnam social and economic development by Gerald Cannon Hickey

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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English



  • Vietnam,
  • Vietnam.


  • Indigenous peoples -- Vietnam.,
  • Vietnam -- Economic conditions.,
  • Vietnam -- Social conditions.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 189-190.

Statement[by] Gerald C. Hickey.
SeriesRand Corporation. Memorandum RM-5281/1
LC ClassificationsQ180.A1 R36 no. 5281/1, HC443.V5 R36 no. 5281/1
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5101045M
LC Control Number74173085

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