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Dragons and Dynasties An Introduction to Chinese Mythology by Ke, Yuan.

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Published by Puffin .
Written in English


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ContributionsKim Echlin (Translator), Nie Zhixiong (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7356980M
ISBN 100140586539
ISBN 109780140586534
OCLC/WorldCa28911954

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