Compromise in Imperial China
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Published by School of International Studies, University of Washington in Seattle .
Written in English



  • China


  • China -- Politics and government -- 1644-1912.,
  • China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Kung-chuan Hsiao.
SeriesParerga ;, 6
LC ClassificationsJQ1508 .H77
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. ;
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4457437M
LC Control Number79120366

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