China hands

America"s foreign service officers and what befell them
  • 337 Pages
  • 0.39 MB
  • English
Penguin Books , New York
Diplomatic and consular service, American -- China., United States -- Foreign relations -- China., China -- Foreign relations -- United St


United States, China, C

StatementE. J. Kahn, Jr.
LC ClassificationsJX1428.C6 K34 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 337 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4887802M
ISBN 100140043012
LC Control Number76018692

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