Village life in China.
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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English



  • China


  • Villages.,
  • China -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWith an introd. by Myron L. Cohen.
SeriesThe Little, Brown series in anthropology
LC ClassificationsDS721 .S66 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 278 p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5218096M
LC Control Number75106495

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