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China and Britain

R. O. Hall

China and Britain

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Published by Edinburgh House Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.O. Hall.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS740.5 G5 H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p.
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17345058M


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