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Modern history of China and Japan

Thomas B. K. Lee

Modern history of China and Japan

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Published by MSS Information Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912.,
    • Japan -- History -- 1868-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Thomas B. K. Lee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS754 .L4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination146 p.
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5303806M
      ISBN 100842202129
      LC Control Number72086191
      OCLC/WorldCa488546

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