Japanese thought in the Meiji era. by KoМ„saka, Masaaki

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StatementTranslated and adapted by David Abosch.
SeriesJapanese culture in the Meiji era -- v. 8.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 3, 512 p.
Number of Pages512
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Open LibraryOL16600320M

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