Japan on the periphery of both East and West

a historical interpretation of Japan"s conduct of international affairs from ancient to recent times by Kimitada Miwa

Publisher: Sophia University in Tokyo

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Bibliography: leaf [15]

StatementKimitada Miwa.
SeriesResearch papers - Sophia University, Institute of International Relations : Series A ; 34
LC ClassificationsDS881.96 .M58
The Physical Object
Pagination14, [1] leaves ;
Number of Pages14
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Open LibraryOL4187100M
LC Control Number80465358

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