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Japan; the story of a nation

Edwin O. Reischauer

Japan; the story of a nation

by Edwin O. Reischauer

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Published by C. E. Tuttle in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      First-3d eds. published under title: Japan, past and present.

      Statement[by] Edwin O. Reischauer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS835 .R38 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 345, xx p.
      Number of Pages345
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4835914M
      LC Control Number75574053

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