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Culture and Customs of Japan (Culture and Customs of Asia)

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Customs,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Japan - History - 20th Century,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Civilization,
  • Japan

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10419782M
ISBN 100313301972
ISBN 109780313301971

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