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Sidelights on Chinese life

J. Macgowan

Sidelights on Chinese life

by J. Macgowan

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Published by K. Paul,Trench, Trübner & co., limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National characteristics, Chinese,
  • China -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRev.J. Macgowan ... With twelve illustrations in colour by Montague Smyth and thirty-four other illustrations
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 367 [1] p.
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14826683M
    ISBN 1083983

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