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The Mekong : turbulent past, uncertain future

Author: Milton E Osborne
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd] rev. edView all editions and formats
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The Mekong is one of the world's great rivers; the largest in Southeast Asia. The author recounts the history of the river from the earliest times to the 21st century: of Spanish and Portuguese freebooters and missionaries, of French explorers and of the two wars of which it was at the heart.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton E Osborne
ISBN: 1741148936 9781741148930
OCLC Number: 71005498
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
"Updated"--Cover.
Description: xvi, 306 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Milton Osborne.

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The Mekong is one of the world's great rivers, and by far the largest in Southeast Asia. Empires have risen and fallen in the lands through which the Mekong flows and it has been linked to remarkable  Read more...

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