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Japanese life and culture in the Meiji era.

KeizЕЌ Shibusawa

Japanese life and culture in the Meiji era.

Translated and adapted by Charles S. Terry.

by KeizЕЌ Shibusawa

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Published by Toyo Bunko in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1868-1912.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesJapanese culture in the Meiji era -- v. 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS822.3 S513 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination397p.
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17296286M

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OCLC Number: Description: iii, pages illustrations 22 cm. Series Title: Centenary Cultural Council.; Japanese culture in the Meiji era Responsibility: translated and adapted by Charles S.

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