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Published by Election Commission, Malaysia in Putrajaya .
Written in English


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Other titlesFifty years of democracy and elections in Malaysia
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25102560M
ISBN 109789832720034, 9789832720041
LC Control Number2011307831

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