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While China faced west American reformers in Nationalist China, 1928-1937 by Thomson, James Claude

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge Mass .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • China


  • United States -- Relations -- China,
  • China -- Relations -- United States

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [283]-293.

Statement[by] James C. Thomson, Jr.
SeriesHarvard East Asian series, 38
LC ClassificationsE183.8.C5 T45
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4910265M
ISBN 100674951352
LC Control Number76082298

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