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Collecting Asia

Collecting Asia

East Asian libraries in North America, 1868-2008

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Published by Association for Asian Studies, Inc. in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East Asian libraries -- United States -- History,
  • East Asian libraries -- Canada -- History,
  • East Asia -- Library resources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Peter X. Zhou.
    SeriesAsia past & present -- no. 4
    ContributionsZhou, Peter X., 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ675.E22 C65 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23908982M
    ISBN 109780924304569
    LC Control Number2009035526
    OCLC/WorldCa435967564

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