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Essays on man and culture

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Published by Frog, Ltd., Distributed by North Atlantic Books, Distributed to the trade by Publisher"s Group West in Berkeley, Calif, [Emeryville, Calif.] .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementCheng Man-chʻing ; translated by Mark Hennessy.
ContributionsHennessy, Mark., Zheng, Manqing.
LC ClassificationsAC150 .C51794 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1272558M
ISBN 101883319269
LC Control Number95003877

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