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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Japan.

Subjects:

  • Occupations -- Japan

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementDavid W. Plath, editor ; with contributions by Samuel Coleman ... [et al.].
ContributionsPlath, David W., Coleman, Samuel, 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6957.J3 W67 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 267 p. :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3490711M
ISBN 100873957040, 0873957059
LC Control Number82010481

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