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Japan"s century

Rachel F. Wall

Japan"s century

an interpretation of Japanese history since the eighteen-fifties

by Rachel F. Wall

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Published by Historical Association in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- History -- Restoration, 1853-1870,
    • Japan -- History -- Meiji period, 1868-1912,
    • Japan -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Rachel F. Wall.
      SeriesGeneral series (Historical Association (Great Britain)), no. 56
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS881 .W3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p.
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5969015M
      LC Control Number65071357
      OCLC/WorldCa1384145

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