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making of a Chinese city

history and historiography in Harbin
  • 236 Pages
  • 1.31 MB
  • English
M.E. Sharpe , Armonk, N.Y
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Other titlesMaking of a Chinese city
StatementSøren Clausen and Stig Thøgersen.
SeriesStudies on Modern China
ContributionsThøgersen, Stig.
LC ClassificationsDS796.H4 C57 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 236 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1105383M
ISBN 101563244756, 1563244764
LC Control Number94030519

The Making of a Chinese City: History and Historiography in Harbin (Studies on Modern China) - Kindle edition by Clausen, Soren, Thogersen, Stig. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Making of a Chinese City: History and Historiography in Harbin (Studies on Modern China).3/5(1).

The Making of a Chinese City: History and Historiography in Harbin: History and Historiography in Harbin by Soren Clausen. The history of Harbin, ruled by the Russians, by an international coalition of allied powers, by Chinese warlords, by the Soviet Union and finally by the Chinese Communists - all in the course of years - is presented.

The Making of a Chinese City: History and Historiography in Harbin View larger image. By: Soren Clausen and Stig Thogersen.

The Making of a Chinese City 作者: Søren Clausen / Stig Thøgersen 出版社: Routledge 副标题: History and Historiography in Harbin 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧:.

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