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hundred years of Christian Chinese work in British Columbia 1859-1959

United Church of Canada.

hundred years of Christian Chinese work in British Columbia 1859-1959

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Published by the Church in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Church of Canada -- Missions.,
  • Home missions,
  • Missions -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementissued by the Chinese United Church, Vancouver, British Columbia.
    ContributionsChinese United Church (Vancouver, B.C.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12] p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18668800M

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