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Japan encyclopedia

Author: Louis-Frédéric; Käthe Roth
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2002.
Series: Harvard University Press reference library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This detailed yet concise encyclopedia is a guide to the full range of Japanese history and civilization, from the dawn of its prehistory to today, providing clear and accessible information on society and institutions, commerce and industry, sciences, sports, and politics, with particular emphasis on religion, material culture, and the arts. The volume is enhanced by maps and illustrations, along with a detailed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedia
Dictionaries
Encyclopedias
Encyclopedias (form)
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Louis-Frédéric, 1923-
Japan encyclopedia.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606753856
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis-Frédéric; Käthe Roth
ISBN: 0674007700 9780674007703 0674017536 9780674017535
OCLC Number: 48943301
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xx, 1102 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Series Title: Harvard University Press reference library.
Other Titles: Japon, dictionnaire et civilisation.
Responsibility: Louis Frédéric ; translated by Käthe Roth.

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This is a guide to the full range of Japanese history and civilisation, from the dawn of its prehistory to modern times, providing information on society and institutions, commerce and industry,  Read more...

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"Frederic's excellent, comprehensive, reasonably priced brief entry resource is intended for readers interested in virtually all aspects of Japanese studies." - K. W. Berger, Choice"

 
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