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Contemporary China and the Chinese.

American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Contemporary China and the Chinese.

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Published in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAnnals -- v. 321, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science -- v. 321
    ContributionsBoorman, Howard L.,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS777.55 A74 1961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14263742M


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