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Salt for the dragon a personal history of China 1908-1945 by Esson McDowell Gale

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Published by Michigan State College Press in [East Lansing, Mich.] .
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  • China -- Social life and customs

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LC ClassificationsDS721 G27
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Number of Pages225
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Open LibraryOL21583367M

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