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Japan"s local pragmatists

Neil L. Waters

Japan"s local pragmatists

the transition from Bakumatsu to Meiji in the Kawasaki region

by Neil L. Waters

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Published by Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University, Distributed by Harvard University Press in Cambridge Mass, Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kawasaki Region (Japan) -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p159-167. - Includes index.

    StatementNeil L. Waters.
    SeriesHarvard East Asian monographs -- 105
    ContributionsHarvard University. Council on East Asian Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS897.K44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,179p. :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23125414M
    ISBN 10067447192X

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