Where in the world is the Philippines? debating its national territory by Rodolfo Severino

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Published by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Carlos P. Romulo Foundation in Singapore, Makati City, Philippines .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementRodolfo C. Severino
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 131 p. :
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25095432M
ISBN 109789814311700, 9789814311717, 9789814311724
LC Control Number2011315023

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