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The civilization of China.

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslations and introductions by Dun J. Li.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS721 .L54347
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5047710M
      ISBN 100684139405, 068413943X
      LC Control Number74008326


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