A Messianic Deliverance for Post-Dynastic China

@article{Xi2008AMD,
  title={A Messianic Deliverance for Post-Dynastic China},
  author={Lian Xi},
  journal={Modern China},
  year={2008},
  volume={34},
  pages={407 - 441}
}
  • Lian Xi
  • Published 1 October 2008
  • Modern China
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