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Building modern China

Building modern China

the men and women behind the biggest construction boom in history

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Published by Chartered Institute of Building in Ascot, Berkshire, UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Construction industry -- China -- History,
  • Industrialists -- China,
  • China -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMen and women behind the biggest construction boom in history
    Statement[edited by Rod Sweet].
    ContributionsSweet, Rod., Chartered Institute of Building (Great Britain)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9715.C55 B85 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24027940M
    ISBN 101853805009
    ISBN 109781853805004
    LC Control Number2009529299
    OCLC/WorldCa432860001

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