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Literature and politics in 20th century China

Sabaree Mitra

Literature and politics in 20th century China

issues and themes

by Sabaree Mitra

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Published by Book Plus in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [184]-204).

Other titlesLiterature and politics in twentieth century China
StatementSabaree Mitra.
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16422124M
ISBN 108187403152
LC Control Number2007375598

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