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junks and sampans of the Yangtze

G. R. G. Worcester

junks and sampans of the Yangtze

a study in Chinese nautical research.

by G. R. G. Worcester

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Published by Statistical Dept. of the Inspectorate General of Customs in Shanghai .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Junks.,
    • Shipping -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesThe Maritime Customs., III., Miscellaneous series,, no. 53-54
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM101 .W62
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (506 p.)
      Number of Pages506
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6077464M
      LC Control Number50026045
      OCLC/WorldCa6193778

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Worcester Statistical Department of the Inspectorate General of Customs Shanghai Australian/Harvard Citation. Worcester, ai, Inspectorate General of Customs, volume 1: introduction; and craft of the estuary and Shanghai area. volume 2, The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and tributariesby G.R.G.

ai, Inspectorate General of Customs, volumes. 4to [28x22cm] ppxxviiixv A junk is a type of Chinese sailing ship with fully battened were developed during the Song dynasty (–) based on Austronesian ship designs, examples of which have been trading with the Eastern Han dynasty since the 2nd century AD.

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