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Eastern intellectuals and western solutions

follower syndrome in Asia

by Joon Chien Doh

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Published by Vikas in Sahibabad, Distt. Ghaziabad .
Written in English

  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Asia -- Intellectual life.,
    • Asia -- Civilization -- Western influences.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDoh Joon-Chien.
      LC ClassificationsPS12 .D63
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4243897M
      ISBN 100706909682
      LC Control Number80900147

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