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Chinese social history

E-tu (Zen) Sun

Chinese social history

Translations of selected studies

by E-tu (Zen) Sun

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Published by Octagon in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy E-tu Zen Sun and John de Francis.
SeriesStudies in Chinese and related civilizations -- Number 7
ContributionsDeFrancis, John, 1911-
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p.
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22775479M
ISBN 100374976570

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