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last emperor

Behr, Edward

last emperor

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Published by Futura in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pu Yi, -- 1906-1967.,
  • China -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.,
  • China -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward Behr.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination335p.,(24)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17441665M
    ISBN 100708836518


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