Encyclopaedia Of Southeast Asia And Its Tribes (Set Of 3 Vols.)
Southeast Asia is a region where one can find many similarities between different countries. Southeast Asia has never been in any sense an isolated or self - contained unit. Because of its crossroads situation on the map of Asia it has always been peculiarly exposed to external influences; it has been a meeting- ground of commerce, cultures civilization.
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