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China this century

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Published by Oxford University Press in Hong Kong, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRafe de Crespigny.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS774 .D4 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 355 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages355
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1562156M
      ISBN 100195851641
      LC Control Number91043572


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