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Geographical problems of modern Japan

Shoichi Yokoyama

Geographical problems of modern Japan

comment on the plan for remodeling the Japanese archipelago

by Shoichi Yokoyama

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Published by Faculty of Law and Literature, Ehime (National) University in Ehime, Japan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archipelagoes -- Japan.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Shoichi Yokoyama.
    ContributionsEhime Daigaku. Hobun Gakubu.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18636086M


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