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The Middle Kingdom

A Survey Of The Geography, Government, Education, Social Life, Arts And Religion Of The Chinese Empire V1 Part 2

by S. Wells Williams

  • 211 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia - China,
  • History / China,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10512559M
    ISBN 100548085536
    ISBN 109780548085530


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