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The land of the Chinese people

Cornelia Spencer

The land of the Chinese people

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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.,
  • China -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • China -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • China -- Description and travel.,
  • China -- History.,
  • China -- Social life and customs.

  • About the Edition

    Brief and colorful outline of China"s history, and a fascinating account of the people themselves, their lives, customs and character.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Cornelia Spencer ; photos. by courtesy of Asia and World Outlook.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesPortraits of the nations series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 120 p.
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23031715M


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Information is given in short paragraphs with bold headings. The text is very easy and accessable. The author addresses topics of politics, food and the multiculural nature of China/5(3). All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (However the dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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