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Japanese history and culture from ancient to modern times

seven basic bibliographies

by John W. Dower

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Published by Markus Wiener Publishers in Princeton .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJohn W. Dower, with Timothy S. George.
      ContributionsGeorge, Timothy S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ3306 .D69 1995, DS835 .D69 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 459 p. ;
      Number of Pages459
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1121406M
      ISBN 101558760970, 1558760989
      LC Control Number94048170


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