The Yangtze: China"s river highway.
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The Yangtze: China"s river highway. by Cornelia Spencer

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Published by Garrard Pub. Co. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English


  • Yangtze River (China) -- Juvenile literature

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Describes life along the river whose basin supports one-tenth of the human race.

Edition Notes

StatementIllus. by Kurt Wiese. Maps by Fred Kliem.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesRivers of the world
ContributionsWiese, Kurt, 1887-
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23249359M

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