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Japan versus the West

Endymion Porter Wilkinson

Japan versus the West

image and reality

by Endymion Porter Wilkinson

  • 35 Want to read
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Published by Penguin Books in London, England, New York, N.Y., USA .
Written in

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Foreign economic relations,
    • Japan -- Foreign economic relations -- Europe,
    • Europe -- Foreign economic relations -- Japan

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEndymion Wilkinson.
      ContributionsWilkinson, Endymion Porter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1601 .W55 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 299 p. :
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1593044M
      ISBN 100140126368
      LC Control Number91124126


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