Struggle for Asia
by Francis Low
Publisher: Books for Libraries Press 1972
Number of pages: 239
This book is not meant for experts on individual Asian countries. It is intended to supply a background on Asian affairs for the average citizen, the man or woman who has neither the time nor the inclination to pursue intensive research, but who reads the daily papers and is frequently puzzled by developments which occur in Asia, developments that have often a very important bearing on the affairs of the West.
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