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Published by Oxford University Press in Kuala Lampur, New York .
Written in English


  • Dance -- Cambodia,
  • Cambodia -- Social life and customs

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Edition Notes

StatementToni Samantha Phim and Ashley Thompson.
SeriesImages of Asia
ContributionsThompson, Ashley, 1965-
LC ClassificationsGV1703.C3 P55 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 91 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15482978M
ISBN 109835600597
LC Control Number99024608

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