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century of Western studies of Japan

Douglas M. Kenrick

century of Western studies of Japan

the first hundred years of the Asiatic Society of Japan, 1872-1972

by Douglas M. Kenrick

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Published by Asiatic Society of Japan in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asiatic Society of Japan -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDouglas Moore Kenrick.
    SeriesTransactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan ;, 3rd ser., v. 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAS552 .Y8 3rd ser., vol. 14, DS801.A683 .Y8 3rd ser., vol. 14
    The Physical Object
    Pagination460 p. ;
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3857341M
    LC Control Number81177096

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