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China and the search for happiness

recurring themes in four thousand years of Chinese cultural history

by Bauer, Wolfgang

  • 14 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Seabury Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Philosophy, Chinese -- History,
    • National characteristics, Chinese,
    • China -- Civilization -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWolfgang Bauer ; translated from the German by Michael Shaw.
      SeriesA Continuum book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS721 .B3413
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 502 p. ;
      Number of Pages502
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4881963M
      ISBN 10081649276X
      LC Control Number76010679

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