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Giving Up the Gun

Japan"s Reversion to the Sword, 1543-1879

by Noel Perrin

  • 361 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by David R Godine .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • History / Asia,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8128214M
    ISBN 100879237732
    ISBN 109780879237738


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