History of the British residency in Burma, 1826-1840 by W. S. Desai

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Bibliography: p. [484]-485.

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Statementby W.S. Desai. [Rangoon] The University of Rangoon, 1939.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 491 p.
Number of Pages491
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Open LibraryOL16600477M

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