2 edition of Geographical problems of modern Japan found in the catalog.
Geographical problems of modern Japan
1976 by Faculty of Law and Literature, Ehime (National) University in Ehime, Japan .
Written in English
|Statement||by Shoichi Yokoyama.|
|Contributions||Ehime Daigaku. Hobun Gakubu.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||18 p. :|
|Number of Pages||18|
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