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A short history of China.

Hilda Hookham

A short history of China.

by Hilda Hookham

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS736 .H67 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p.
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5444784M
      LC Control Number73106414

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