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Giants of Japan : the lives of Japan's greatest men and women

Author: Mark Weston
Publisher: New York : Kodansha International, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This text examines the development of Japan through the lives of its most influential figures. Thirty-eight biographical portraits of key figures who have shaped the modern character of Japan are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Weston
ISBN: 1568363249 9781568363240
OCLC Number: 51455639
Description: xvi, 377 pages : map, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mark Weston.

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"A superb new book."-Los Angeles Times"A successful attempt to personalize history."-The Washington Post"Vivid...An excellent introduction to Japanese history."-Foreign Affairs"Enjoyable, Read more...

 
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