The prehistory of China an archeological exploration by Judith M. Treistman

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Published by Published for the American Museum of Natural History [by] Natural History Press in Garden City, N.Y .

Written in English

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Places:

  • China

Subjects:

  • China -- History -- To 221 B.C

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 145-147.

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Statement[by] Judith M. Treistman.
ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS741.5 .T74
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4917766M
LC Control Number76160877

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