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pretended Asian

KeevakВ· MichaelВ·

pretended Asian

George Psalmanazar"s eighteenth-century Formosan hoax

by KeevakВ· MichaelВ·

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Published by Wayne State University Press· in Detroit· MI .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMichael Keevak.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT
The Physical Object
Paginationx· 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22585159M
ISBN 10081433198X

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