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Living in China

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Published by Rowman and Littlefield in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • China

Subjects:

  • Watson, Andrew J.,
  • China -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAndrew Watson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS711 .W33 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4924044M
ISBN 100874717426
LC Control Number76350312
OCLC/WorldCa2006169

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