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last barbarians the discovery of the source of the Mekong in Tibet by Michel Peissel

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Published by Souvenir in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Peissel, Michel -- Journeys -- China -- Tibet.,
  • Tibet (China) -- Civilization.,
  • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel.,
  • Mekong River -- Discovery and exploration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMichel Peissel.
The Physical Object
Pagination253p., [8]p. of plates ;
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18127789M
ISBN 100285634526

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