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Japanese character a cultural profile by Hasegawa, Nyozekan

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Published by Greenwood in New York, London .
Written in English


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Statementby Nyozekan Hasegawa ; translated by John Bester.
The Physical Object
Pagination(157)p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21265260M
ISBN 100313265593

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