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Encyclopedia of contemporary Chinese culture

Encyclopedia of contemporary Chinese culture

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Civilization -- 1976-2002 -- Encyclopedias,
  • China -- Social life and customs -- 1976- -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Edward Davis.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    ContributionsDavis, Edward L. 1954-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination656 p. ;
    Number of Pages656
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19684991M
    ISBN 100415241294

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