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The Japanese, a cultural portrait

by Robert S. Ozaki

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Published by Tuttle in Rutland, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, Japanese -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Japan -- Civilization -- Addresses, essays, lectures

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert S. Ozaki.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS830 .O9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination328 p. ;
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4572446M
      ISBN 100804811830
      LC Control Number77093224

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