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Watching China change

by Cosbey, Robert C.

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Published by Between the Lines in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Politics and government -- 1976-2002.,
    • China -- Social conditions -- 1976-2000.,
    • China -- Economic conditions -- 1976-2000.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRobert C. Cosbey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS779.26 .C69 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 303 p. ;
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3999354M
      ISBN 101896357431
      LC Control Number2001347785
      OCLC/WorldCa46616095

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