China"s cultural heritage

the Chʻing dynasty, 1644-1912 by Richard J. Smith

Publisher: Westview Press, Publisher: Frances Pinter in Boulder, Colo, London

Written in English
Cover of: China
Published: Pages: 321 Downloads: 171
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StatementRichard J. Smith.
LC ClassificationsDS754.14 .S6 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 321 p. :
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3168129M
ISBN 100865316279, 0865316287
LC Control Number83010188

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