Village life in China

a study in sociology by Arthur Henderson Smith

Publisher: F. H. Revell in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 360 Downloads: 577
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  • Villages,
  • China -- Social life and customs

Edition Notes

A Xerographic Facsimile Copy, Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms.

StatementArthur Henderson Smith.
The Physical Object
Pagination360 p.
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23847256M

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