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Lukang commerce and community in a Chinese city by Donald R. DeGlopper

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English



  • Lu-kang chen (Taiwan),
  • Taiwan,
  • Lu-kang chen.


  • Ethnology -- Taiwan -- Lu-kang chen.,
  • City and town life -- Taiwan -- Lu-kang chen.,
  • Lu-kang chen (Taiwan) -- Social conditions.,
  • Lu-kang chen (Taiwan) -- Economic conditions.,
  • Lu-kang chen (Taiwan) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDonald R. DeGlopper.
SeriesSUNY series in Chinese local studies
LC ClassificationsHN749.L8 D44 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1271304M
ISBN 100791426890, 0791426904
LC Control Number95002525

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