Desultory notes on the government and people of China, and on the Chinese language illustrated with a sketch of the province of Kwang-tûng, shewing its division into departments and districts. by Thomas Taylor Meadows

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Published by Praeger Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • China

Subjects:

  • Chinese language.,
  • China -- Social life and customs.,
  • China -- Politics and government.

Edition Notes

Book details

SeriesPraeger scholarly reprints
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS709 .M46 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, xvi, 250 p.
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4443273M
LC Control Number79104921

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