Seeking Modernity in China"s Name Chinese Students in the United States, 1900-1927 by Weili Ye

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  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Higher & further education,
  • United States - 20th Century (1900-1945),
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Chinese students,
  • Asians In The U.S,
  • Student Study And Travel Abroad,
  • Returned students,
  • History - U.S,
  • Higher,
  • Education,
  • China,
  • USA,
  • Asia - China,
  • History,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • United States,
  • 20th century,
  • Biography,
  • Chinese,
  • Education (Higher)

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7929261M
ISBN 100804736960
ISBN 109780804736961

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