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Recent developments in Burma hearing before the Subcommittee on East Asia and the Pacific, Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, June 19, 2002. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on East Asia and the Pacific.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [Congressional Sales Office] in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Burma,
  • United States,
  • Burma.

Subjects:

  • Human rights -- Burma.,
  • Burma -- Politics and government -- 1988-,
  • Burma -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Burma.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .I54915 2002c
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 91 p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3646888M
ISBN 100160690056
LC Control Number2002485535
OCLC/WorldCa50846326

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