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Published by Yuan-Liou Pub. Co. in Taipei, Taiwan .
Written in English


  • Ethnology -- China -- Methodology,
  • Ethnology -- China,
  • China -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Daniel L. Overmyer, with the assistance of Shin-Yi Chao.
ContributionsOvermyer, Daniel L., 1935-, Chao, Shin-Yi.
The Physical Object
Pagination382 p. ;
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14535890M
ISBN 10957324604X

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