Japan, a living portrait

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Kodansha International, Distributed in the U.S. by Kodansha America , Tokyo, New York
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Statement[Dorothy Britton] ... [et al.] ; foreword by Mike Mansfield.
ContributionsBritton, D. Guyver 1922-
LC ClassificationsDS806 .J2236 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1114943M
ISBN 104770018630
LC Control Number94040938

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