Hainan, the Philipine Islands by Woman"s Foreign Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.)

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Published by Woman"s Foreign Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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  • Medical Missions,
  • Missions

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Other titlesOur hospitals in Hainan and the the Philipine Islands
SeriesMedical mission series, Medical mission series
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
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Open LibraryOL26212998M
OCLC/WorldCa55769928

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