Early Japan
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Early Japan by Jonathan Norton Leonard and the editors of Time-Life Books. by Jonathan Norton Leonard

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Published by Time-Life Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Japan -- Civilization.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 186.

SeriesGreat ages of man -- a history of the world"s cultures
ContributionsTime-Life Books
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. illus., maps. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20078027M

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