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Japan since 1945 the rise of an economic superpower by Dennis B. Smith

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Japan

Subjects:

  • Japan -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
  • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-177) and index.

StatementDennis B. Smith.
SeriesStudies in contemporary history, Studies in contemporary history (New York, N.Y.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC462.9 .S578 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1271564M
ISBN 100312127588, 031212760X
LC Control Number95002816

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