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6 edition of Japan and back and places elsewhere found in the catalog.

Japan and back and places elsewhere

a memoir

by Cortazzi, Hugh.

  • 299 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Global Oriental in Folkestone, Kent .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Cortazzi, Hugh,
    • Ambassadors -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Ambassadors -- Japan -- Biography,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Japan,
    • Japan -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
    • Japan -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesJapan and back
      StatementHugh Cortazzi.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA591.C67 A3 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 255 p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL121808M
      ISBN 101901903206
      LC Control Number99488422

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