transformation of the Chinese earth

aspects of the evaluation of the Chinese earth from earliest times to Mao Tse-tung
  • 336 Pages
  • 3.57 MB
  • English
Praeger , New York
Physical geography -- China., China -- Geography., China -- Economic conditions -- 1949-


China, C

Statement[by] Keith Buchanan.
LC ClassificationsDS711 .B83 1970b
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 336 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4911669M
LC Control Number76100908

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