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Cultural revolution in China"s schools, May 1966-April 1969

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Published by Hoover Institution Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English



  • China


  • Education -- China -- History -- 1949-1976,
  • China -- History -- Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976

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Edition Notes

StatementJulia Kwong.
SeriesEducation and society, Hoover Press publication ;, 364
LC ClassificationsLA1131.82 .K93 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 200 p. ;
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2392290M
ISBN 100817986413
LC Control Number87021750

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