The East Asian Region
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The East Asian Region

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Confucianism,
  • History: World,
  • History - General History,
  • East Asia, Far East,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7756693M
ISBN 100691024855
ISBN 109780691024851

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