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2 edition of introduction to Japan found in the catalog.

introduction to Japan

Herschel Webb

introduction to Japan

by Herschel Webb

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies

    Statement[sponsored by the Japan Society]
    ContributionsJapan Society (New York, N.Y.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination145 p.
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14638031M
    ISBN 100231085052

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