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City of virtues Nanjing in an age of utopian visions by Chuck Wooldridge

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Published .
Written in English


  • Utopian socialism,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-233) and index.

Other titlesNanjing in an age of utopian visions
StatementChuck Wooldridge
SeriesChina program book, A study of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University, China Program book, Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
LC ClassificationsDS797.56.N365 W66 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 242 pages
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27230329M
ISBN 100295741740, 029599469X
ISBN 109780295741741, 9780295994697
LC Control Number2015002180

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