An American missionary community in China, 1895-1905

by Sidney A. Forsythe

Publisher: East Asian Research Center, Harvard University; distributed by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 129-141.

Statementby Sidney A. Forsythe.
SeriesHarvard East Asian monographs,, 43
LC ClassificationsBV3415.2 .F67
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 146 p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5708731M
ISBN 100674026268
LC Control Number70178077

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