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Published by Simon & Magiera in Bremen .
Written in English


  • Ethnicity.,
  • National characteristics, East Asian.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementWolfram Eberhard, Krzysztof Gawlikowski, Carl-Albrecht Seyschab, editors.
SeriesEast Asian civilizations, new attempts at understanding traditions -- 1
ContributionsEberhard, Wolfram, 1909-1989., Gawlikowski, Krzysztof., Seyschab, Carl-Albrecht.
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14088847M
ISBN 103886760405

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