Political regime and public policy in the Philippines a comparison of Bacolod and Iloilo cities by Howard M. Leichter

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  • Bacolod (Philippines),
  • Iloilo (Philippines)


  • Bacolod (Philippines) -- Politics and government.,
  • Bacolod (Philippines) -- Social conditions.,
  • Iloilo (Philippines) -- Politics and government.,
  • Iloilo (Philippines) -- Social conditions.

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Bibliography: p. [149]-163.

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StatementHoward M. Leichter.
SeriesSpecial report - Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University ; no. 11, Special report (Northern Illinois University. Center for Southeast Asian Studies) ;, no. 11.
LC ClassificationsJS7335.B25 L44
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4857684M
LC Control Number75622950

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