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After Mao Chinese literature and society, 1978-1981 by

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Published by Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University, Distributed by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jeffrey C. Kinkley.
SeriesHarvard East Asian monographs ;, 115, Harvard contemporary China series ;, 1
ContributionsKinkley, Jeffrey C., 1948-, National Endowment for the Humanities.
LC ClassificationsPL2303 .A28 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 345 p. ;
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2860407M
ISBN 100674008855
LC Control Number84023185

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