Mobility and cultural authority in contemporary China
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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPál Nyíri
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB2114.A3 N95 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24490162M
ISBN 109780295990156, 9780295990163
LC Control Number2009049097

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