Cultural interaction and conflict in Central and Inner Asia
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Cultural interaction and conflict in Central and Inner Asia papers presented at the Central and Inner Asia Seminar University of Toronto, 3-4 May 2002 and 23-24 May 2003 by Central and Inner Asian Seminar

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Published by University of Toronto Asian Institute in Toronto, ON .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Micheal Gervers, Uradyn E. Bulag, Gillian Long.
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Paginationxii, 403 p. :
Number of Pages403
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Open LibraryOL22616453M
ISBN 100772776008

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