Anti-Black Racism in Post-Mao China

  title={Anti-Black Racism in Post-Mao China},
  author={Barry Sautman},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={413 - 437}
  • B. Sautman
  • Published 1 June 1994
  • Psychology
  • The China Quarterly
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