Performing China on the London Stage : Chinese Opera and Global Power, 1759–2008. / Thorpe, Ashley.

1 ed. Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 263 p.

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1 ed. Houndmills : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 263 p.

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