Remaking the Chinese City Modernity and National Identity, 1900 to 1950 by Joseph Esherick

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Social history,
  • Urban & municipal planning,
  • Urban communities,
  • 20th century,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • General,
  • Asia - China

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9367422M
ISBN 100824825187
ISBN 109780824825188

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