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The Cambridge encyclopedia of Japan

Author: Richard Bowring; Peter Kornicki
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers reference information on all aspects of Japanese life, past and present. It is intended for the general reader, the student, business person, journalist, researcher and armchair traveller.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Bowring; Peter Kornicki
ISBN: 0521403529 9780521403528
OCLC Number: 185322998
Description: 400 s. : illustrations (huvudsakligen i färg), diagram, kart., table
Contents: Preface; Notes to the reader; Glossary and abbreviations; 1. Periods in Japanese and Chinese history; 2. Geography; 3. History; 4. Language and literature; 5. Thought and religion; 6. Arts and crafts; 7. Society; 8. Politics; 9. The economy; Acknowledgements; List of maps; Index.
Responsibility: editors: Richard Bowring, Peter Kornicki.

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