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Court Life in China The Capital, Its Officials and People by Headland, Isaac Taylor

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Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • China,
  • Asia - China,
  • Social History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8423777M
ISBN 101410207463
ISBN 109781410207463
OCLC/WorldCa317336405

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