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In War And Famine

Missionaries In China"s Honan Province In The 1940s

by Erleen J. Christensen

  • 10 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian mission & evangelism,
  • History of religion,
  • History - General History,
  • Famines,
  • History,
  • Missions & Missionary Work,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • Asia - China,
  • Christian Ministry - Missions,
  • 20th century,
  • Henan Sheng,
  • Missionaries,
  • Missions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8079423M
    ISBN 100773528539
    ISBN 109780773528536

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