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China"s first unifier

Derk Bodde

China"s first unifier

a study of the Chʻin dynasty as seen in the life of Li Ssŭ, 280?-208 B.C.

by Derk Bodde

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Published by Hong Kong University Press in [Hongkong] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Li, Si, 280?-208 B.C,
  • Qin shi huang, Emperor of China, 259-210 B.C

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSinica Leidensia,, v. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS747.5 .B6 1967
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 270 p.
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5552222M
    LC Control Number67031893
    OCLC/WorldCa592025


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