Perpetual Happiness The Ming Emperor Yongle by Shih-Shan Henry Tsai

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Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • Biography: general,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • China - History,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • China,
  • Asia - China,
  • Historical - General,
  • Royalty,
  • 1360-1424,
  • Biography,
  • Emperor of China,,
  • History,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Ming Chengzu,,
  • Ming dynasty, 1368-1644

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9563219M
ISBN 100295981091
ISBN 109780295981093

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