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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Japan,
  • Japan.

Subjects:

  • Ethnology -- Japan,
  • Mass media -- Japan,
  • Japan -- History -- To 645

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-216) and index.

StatementPeter B. Oblas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS830 .O25 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1112490M
ISBN 10077348986X
LC Control Number94038356

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