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Province and politics in late imperial China

Samuel Adrian M. Adshead

Province and politics in late imperial China

viceregal government in Szechwan, 1898-1911

by Samuel Adrian M. Adshead

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Published by Curzon Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sichuan Sheng (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Sichuan Sheng (China) -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementS.A.M. Adshead.
      SeriesScandinavian Institute of Asian Studies monograph series,, no. 50
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS793.S8 A37 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2962866M
      ISBN 100700701656
      LC Control Number84207444

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