Japanese culture in comparative perspective by Hayashi, Chikio

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn, London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Comparative civilization.,
  • Japan -- Civilization.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementChikio Hayashi and Yasumasa Kuroda ; foreword by Hayward R. Alker.
ContributionsKuroda, Yasumasa, 1931-
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 215 p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22367503M
ISBN 100275958612
LC Control Number98018458

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