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Strong man of China

Robert Berkov

Strong man of China

the story of Chiang Kai-shek

by Robert Berkov

  • 259 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975.,
    • China -- Politics and government -- 1912-1949.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [285]-288.

      Statementby Robert Berkov.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS778.C55 B4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 288 p.
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6365820M
      LC Control Number38003985
      OCLC/WorldCa2320897

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