British economicinterests in the Far East. by E. M. Gull

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  • Investments, British -- East Asia -- History.,
  • East Asia -- Economic conditions.

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SeriesInternational research series
LC ClassificationsHC460.5
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21376965M
ISBN 100404595286

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