Chinese historiography in comparative perspective



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  • China -- Historiography.,
  • China -- History.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Axel Schneider and Susanne Weigelin-Schwiedrzik, University of Heidelberg.
SeriesHistory and theory -- 35, History and theory ; v. 35, no. 4
ContributionsSchneider, Axel., Weigelin-Schwiedrzik, Susanne.
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16204213M

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