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Conquest, division, unification: a social and political history of sixth century Northern China.

John Lee

Conquest, division, unification: a social and political history of sixth century Northern China.

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Conquest, division, unification: a social and political history of sixth century Northern China. by John Lee Download PDF EPUB FB2

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In the north all authority had passed into the hands of the. China - China - The Sui dynasty: The Sui dynasty (–), which reunified China after nearly four centuries of political fragmentation during which the north and south had developed in different ways, played a part far more important than its short span would suggest.

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