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Imperial tombs of China

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Published by Lithograph Publishing Co. in Memphis, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tombs -- China,
  • China -- History,
  • China -- History -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Statementessays by Lei Congyun, Yang Yang, and Zhao Gushan ; translations by Richard E. Strassberg [and] Martha Avery.
    ContributionsYang, Yang., Zhao, Gushan., Strassberg, Richard E., Avery, Martha., WONDERS (Memphis, Tenn.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 167 p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20295342M
    ISBN 101882516052
    OCLC/WorldCa32586282


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