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The concept of man in early China

Donald J. Munro

The concept of man in early China

by Donald J. Munro

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human beings.,
  • Philosophy, Chinese.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [241]-249.

    Statement[by] Donald J. Munro.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD450 .M86
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5613263M
    LC Control Number68021288

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