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China under the empress dowager

John Otway Percy Bland

China under the empress dowager

being the history of the life and times of Tzŭ hsi

by John Otway Percy Bland

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Published by W. Heineman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tz`u-hsi, -- Empress dowager of China, -- 1835-1908.,
  • China -- History.,
  • China -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled from state papers and the private diary of the comptroller of her household, by J. O. P. Bland and E. Backhouse.
    ContributionsBackhouse, Edmund Trelawny, Sir, 1873- ,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS763.T8 B6 1911
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi p., 1 l., 525, [1] p.
    Number of Pages525
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22359415M
    LC Control Number44038676


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