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8 edition of Japanese family & culture found in the catalog.

Japanese family & culture

illustrated = [Nihon no kazoku].


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Published by Japan Travel Bureau in Tōkyō .
Written in English

  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1945- -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNihon no kazoku
      Series[Eibun Nihon etoki jiten] ;, 17
      ContributionsNihon Kōtsū Kōsha.
      LC ClassificationsDS822.5 .J444 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p. :
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL888336M
      ISBN 104533020208
      LC Control Number95177715

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