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Light on the lotus hill

Chow Wah Chan

Light on the lotus hill

Shuang Lin Monastery and the Burma Road

by Chow Wah Chan

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Published by Khoon Chee Vihara in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese -- Singapore -- History,
  • Chinese -- Southeast Asia -- History,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- East Asia,
  • Singapore -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 91-93) and indexes.

    StatementChan Chow Wah.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 97 p. :
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23633380M
    ISBN 109789810826741
    LC Control Number2009323581
    OCLC/WorldCa417636801

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