The agrarian origins of modern Japan.

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  • Japan,
  • Japan.


  • Land tenure -- Japan,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Japan,
  • Japan -- Rural conditions

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Bibliography: p. [229]-238.

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SeriesStanford studies in the civilizations of eastern Asia
LC ClassificationsHN723 .S6
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 250 p.
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6270532M
LC Control Number59007429

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