The Chinese Economy in the Early Twentieth Century
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The Chinese Economy in the Early Twentieth Century Recent Chinese Studies by Tim Wright

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English


  • Contemporary Economic Situations And Conditions,
  • 1912-1949,
  • 20th century,
  • Capitalism,
  • China,
  • Economic conditions,
  • History,
  • Business/Economics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9512910M
ISBN 100312075472
ISBN 109780312075477

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