Modern Japan
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Modern Japan a brief history. by Arthur Everett Tiedemann

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Published by Van Nostrand .
Written in English

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SeriesAnvil originals -- No.9
The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20233746M

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