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Shanghai homes palimpsests of private life by Jie Li

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Civilization,
  • Dwellings,
  • Chinese

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-248) and index.

StatementJie Li
SeriesGlobal Chinese culture, Global Chinese culture
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT366.S525 L52 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 261 pages
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27168599M
ISBN 100231167164, 0231167172
ISBN 109780231167161, 9780231167178
LC Control Number2013050042
OCLC/WorldCa869365389

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