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Encyclopedia of China The Essential Reference to China, Its History and Culture by Dorothy Perkins

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Published by Roundtable Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General encyclopaedias,
  • China - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • Reference,
  • Asia - China,
  • Encyclopedias

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages662
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11359527M
ISBN 100816043744
ISBN 109780816043743

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