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Reinventing modern China

Huaiyin Li

Reinventing modern China

imagination and authenticity in Chinese historical writing

by Huaiyin Li

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Published by University of Hawaiʻi Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography..,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHuaiyin Li
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS734.7 .L4565 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25270371M
    ISBN 109780824836085
    LC Control Number2012010500


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