The Boxer rebellion a political and diplomatic review by Paul Henry Clements

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Published by Columbia University in New York .

Written in English

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  • Foreign relations. [from old catalog],
  • History

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Statementby Paul H. Clements ...
LC ClassificationsDS771 .C6
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 7-245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
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Open LibraryOL24661390M
LC Control Number16014237

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