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Japanese history

John Whitney Hall

Japanese history

new dimensions of approach and understanding.

by John Whitney Hall

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Published by Service Center for Teachers of History in Washington .
Written in English

  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Historiography

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesService Center for Teachers of History. Publication, no. 34, Publication (Service Center for Teachers of History) ;, no. 34.
      LC ClassificationsDS834.7 .H3 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69 p.
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5979577M
      LC Control Number66007707

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