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Published by East Asian Research Center, Harvard University, distributed by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English



  • China


  • China -- Historiography.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Albert Feuerwerker and S. Cheng.
SeriesChinese Economic and Political Studies. Special series
ContributionsCheng, S., joint author.
LC ClassificationsDS734.7 .F4
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 287 p.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5830343M
LC Control Number61019595

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Chinese Communist Studies of Modern Chinese History Volume 11 of Chinese economic and political studies: Special series, Harvard University East Asian Monographs Ser.: No. 11 Volume 11 of Harvard East Asian monographs, ISSN Special series, Harvard University Chinese Economic and Political Studies: Authors: Albert Feuerwerker, S. Cheng. Chinese Communist studies of modern Chinese history. Cambridge, East Asian Research Center, Harvard University; distributed by Harvard University Press, [©] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Feuerwerker, Albert. Chinese Communist studies of modern Chinese history. Cambridge, Mass., East Asian Research Center, Harvard University; distributed by Harvard University Press, [©]. Chinese communist studies of modern Chinese history 作者: Albert Feuerwerker / Sally Cheng 出版社: Harvard University Asia Center 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN:

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