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Western Linguists and the Languages of China, Volumes 8-12

Western Linguists and the Languages of China, Volumes 8-12

Chinese Dictionaries, Second Series (Ganesha - Western Linguists and The Languages of China)

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Published by Ganesha Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bilingual dictionaries,
  • Reference,
  • China,
  • General,
  • Reference / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKingsley Bolton (Editor), Christopher Hutton (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages2476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12061205M
    ISBN 101862100667
    ISBN 109781862100664
    OCLC/WorldCa228093160

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