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Published by Cassell Australia in [Melbourne] .
Written in English



  • Japan


  • Japan -- History,
  • Japan -- Civilization -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 315-320.

Statement[by] R. H. P. Mason [and] J. G. Caiger.
SeriesCassell Asian histories
ContributionsCaiger, J. G.
LC ClassificationsDS835 .M36
The Physical Object
Pagination334 p.
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5456147M
ISBN 100304939080
LC Control Number73158427

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