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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English


  • Japan -- History.

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Includes bibliography.

SeriesStanford studies in the civilizations of eastern Asia, Stanford studies in the civilizations of eastern Asia
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. illus., facsims., maps. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22313720M

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