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China Transformed

Historical Change and the Limits of European Experience
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Asian / Middle Eastern history, Economic history, Political economy, Political science & theory, History: World, Europe, History - General History, China, Social conditions, Asia - China, Economic conditions, Hi
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ISBN 100801483271
ISBN 139780801483271

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