Social life of the Chinese

with some account of their religious, governmental, educational, and business customs and opinions, with special but not exclusive reference to Fuhchau by Justus Doolittle

Publisher: Ch"eng-wen Pub. Co. in Taipei

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1865 ed. published by Harper, New York.

Statementby Justus Doolittle ; with over one hundred and fifty illus.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL22905540M

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