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Strangers at the gate

Frederic E. Wakeman

Strangers at the gate

social disorder in SouthChina, 1839-1861

by Frederic E. Wakeman

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kwangtung, China (Province) -- History.,
  • China -- History -- War of 1840-1842.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. (223)-247.

    Statement(by) Frederic Wakeman, Jr.
    SeriesCenter for Chinese Studies. Publications
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS793.K7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16567637M

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