A short history of Japan by Ernest W. Clement

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Published by Kyo bun kwan, Christian Literature Society in Tokyo .

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Statementby Ernest Wilson Clement ... With a chapter on the first ten years of the Showa era, by Arthur Jorgensen
ContributionsJorgensen, Arthur, 1881-
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. ., iii-vi, 250 p., 1
Number of Pages250
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Open LibraryOL26892986M

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