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Behind the face of Japan by Upton Close

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Published by D. Appleton-Century Company in New York, Lodnon .
Written in English


  • National characteristics, Japanese.,
  • Japan -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Map on lining-papers.

StatementUpton Close.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 427p. ;
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19007696M

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