Modern China an illustrated history by J. A. G. Roberts

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  • China -- History -- 19th century,
  • China -- History -- 20th century

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StatementJ. A. G. Roberts.
ContributionsRoberts, J. A. G., 1935-
LC ClassificationsDS755 .R63 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL469048M
ISBN 100862998476
LC Control Number98191000

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