British images of Japan

by Brian Moeran

Publisher: Kinseido in Tokyo

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Text in English, introduction & notes in Japanese.

StatementBrian Moeran ; annotations by Masayuki Ikeda.
ContributionsIkeda, Masayuki.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18634340M
ISBN 10476470515X

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