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The history of China

The history of China

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Published by Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Kenneth Pletcher.
    SeriesUnderstanding China
    ContributionsPletcher, Kenneth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS735 .H56 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23980526M
    ISBN 109781615301096
    LC Control Number2009046655
    OCLC/WorldCa465681000

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