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The People’s Middle Kingdom and the U.S.A.

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674333468

Publication Date: 01/01/1967

145 pages

Belknap Press

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John King Fairbank was Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and Director of the East Asian Research Center (now the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies) at Harvard University.

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