by School of International Studies, University of Washington in Seattle .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Kung-chuan Hsiao.|
|Series||Parerga ;, 6|
|LC Classifications||JQ1508 .H77|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||67 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||67|
|LC Control Number||79120366|
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