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An invitation to Japanese civilization

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Published by Wadsworth in Belmont Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert S. Ellwood, Jr.
      SeriesThe Wadsworth civilization in Asia series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS821 .E513
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4411790M
      ISBN 100878722378
      LC Control Number79015381


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