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agrarian origins of modern Japan

Smith, Thomas C.

agrarian origins of modern Japan

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 1959.

StatementThomas C. Smith.
SeriesAtheneum -- 94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13969325M


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