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Early Japanese history.

Early Japanese history.

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Published by [The China Review] in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan -- History -- To 1868.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe China review.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 212-248 ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19600751M

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