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Americans and Chinese a historical essay and a bibliography. by Kwang-Ching Liu

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • United States -- Relations -- China -- Bibliography,
  • China -- Relations -- United States -- Bibliography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationx, 211 p.
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13527866M
LC Control Number63019141

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