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Cultures and customs of Singapore and Malaysia

Jaime Koh

Cultures and customs of Singapore and Malaysia

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Published by Greenwood Press in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Singapore,
  • Ethnology -- Malaysia,
  • Singapore -- Social life and customs,
  • Malaysia -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJaime Koh and Stephanie Ho.
    SeriesCulture and customs of Asia
    ContributionsHo, Stephanie.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN635.S55 K64 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23223354M
    ISBN 109780313351150, 9780313351167
    LC Control Number2009015312


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