The class structure of Hong Kong

  • 101 Pages
  • 2.38 MB
  • English
Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, the Chinese University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong
StatementTsang Wing Kwong
SeriesOccasional paper -- no. 17, Occasional papers (Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies) -- no. 17.
LC ClassificationsHN755.2.S6 T73 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24433492M
ISBN 109624410178
ISBN 139789624410174
LC Control Number2008557839

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