The Eight Brilliant Kings of Wisdom of Southwest China

  title={The Eight Brilliant Kings of Wisdom of Southwest China},
  author={Angela Falco Howard},
  journal={RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics},
  pages={92 - 107}
  • A. Howard
  • Published 1 March 1999
  • History
  • RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics
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