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Thread of the silkworm

by Iris Chang

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Published by Basic Books in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Tsien, Hsue Shen,
    • Rocketry -- China -- Biography,
    • Aeronautical engineers -- China -- Biography,
    • Aeronautical engineers -- United States -- Biography,
    • Astronautics -- China -- History,
    • Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-317) and index.

      StatementIris Chang.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL781.85.T836 C49 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 329 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL788523M
      ISBN 100465087167
      LC Control Number95020890

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