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Barbarians and mandarins

Nigel Cameron

Barbarians and mandarins

thirteen centuries of Westen travelers in China

by Nigel Cameron

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Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 421-428.

    StatementNigel Cameron.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination443 p. :
    Number of Pages443
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23847321M


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