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Taiwan in modern times.

Paul Kwang Tsien Sih

Taiwan in modern times.

Edited with an introd. by Paul K.T. Sih.

by Paul Kwang Tsien Sih

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Published by St. John"s University Press] in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taiwan -- History

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAsia in the modern world series, no -- 13
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS799.5 S544
    The Physical Object
    Pagination521p.
    Number of Pages521
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19086614M

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