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China"s examination hell the civil service examinations of Imperial China by Miyazaki, Ichisada

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Published by Weatherhill in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • China

Subjects:

  • Civil service -- China -- Examinations,
  • China -- Politics and government -- 1644-1912

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ichisada Miyazaki ; translated by Conrad Schirokauer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ1512 .M4813
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p. ;
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5194818M
ISBN 100834801043
LC Control Number75016424

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