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The grand scribe"s records, vol. 1 The hereditary houses of pre-Han China. Part 1 by Sima Qian

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Published by Indiana University Press, Combined Academic [distributor],. in Bloomington, Ind, Chesham .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • China -- History -- Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C.,
  • China -- History -- To 221 B.C.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translated from the Chinese.

Other titlesHereditary houses of pre-Han China
StatementSsu-ma Ch"ien ; William Nienhauser, Jr., editor.
ContributionsNienhauser, William H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS741.5 .S58 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination501 p. ;
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20989823M
ISBN 10025334025X
LC Control Number2006284556

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