Nisei discovers Japan. by Miyamoto, Kazuo

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Published by Japan Times Press in [Tokyo] .

Written in English

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  • Japan -- Description and travel.,
  • Japan -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

A diary of trips to Japan in 1937-39 and 1955.

Book details

The Physical Object
Pagination282 p.
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14299907M

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