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beginnings of Chinese civilization

Li, Ji

beginnings of Chinese civilization

three lectures illustrated with finds at Anyang.

by Li, Ji

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 113-117.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS723 .L5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 123 p.
      Number of Pages123
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6220510M
      LC Control Number57005285
      OCLC/WorldCa412354


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