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Published by Sabah Society in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah .
Written in English



  • Malaysia,
  • Sabah.


  • Folklore -- Malaysia -- Sabah.,
  • Sabah -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Ignatia Olim Marsh.
ContributionsMarsh, Ignatia Olim.
LC ClassificationsGR316.S22 T35 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1841598M
ISBN 109839958909
LC Control Number89948095

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