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Chiang Kai-shek close-up

Shiu Heng Chook

Chiang Kai-shek close-up

a personal view

by Shiu Heng Chook

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Published by United California University Press in Oakland, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975.,
    • Presidents -- China -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShiu Heng Chook ; edited by Edward K. Chook.
      ContributionsChook, Edward K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS778.C55 C496
      The Physical Object
      Pagination161 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4762111M
      LC Control Number78109073

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