Place, people and work in Japan four studies by B. L. C. Johnson

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Published by Heinemann Educational in Melbourne, Thomas Nelson (Australia), London .

Written in English

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  • Human geography -- Japan.

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Statement[by] B. L. C. Johnson and Phyllis Reichl.
ContributionsReichl, Phyllis, joint author.
LC ClassificationsGF666 .J62
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5459993M
ISBN 100170049426
LC Control Number73162483

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