Maternal and Child Care among the Tagalogs in Bay, Laguna, Philippines
     F. Landa JOCANO

Urbanization and Peasant Culture: A Case Study 
     J.S. YADAVA

Children of the Ancient Regime in a Changing Society: Study of the Egyptian Students at American University in Cairo 
    George H. WEIGHTMAN

Can a Single Spark Ignite a Paddyfield?: The Case of Thai Insurgency 
     Bruce J. ESPOSITO

Soviet Foreign Aid to India 
     Balwant BHANEJA

The Indian Revolutionaries and the Bolsheviks-- Their Early Contacts, 1918-1922 
     Arun Coomer BOSE

Chikamatzu Monzaemon: A Study in Japanese Strategy 
     Racquel Sims ZARASPE

Indonesia's Contemporary Political Problems
     Deliar NOER

Southeast Asia and the Scramble of the Major Powers for Influence in the Indian Ocean 
     Ferdinand Z. LITTAUA

Islamic Allusions in the Poetry of Iqbal
     Leothiny S. CLAVEL

An Introduction to Peninsular Prose Fiction of the Philippines, 1859-1897


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