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Prehistoric Japan new perspectives on insular East Asia by Keiji Imamura

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu, Hawaii .
Written in English



  • Japan,
  • East Asia


  • Japan -- History -- To 645,
  • Japan -- Relations -- East Asia,
  • East Asia -- Relations -- Japan

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-236) and index.

StatementKeiji Imamura.
LC ClassificationsDS855 .I45 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL975332M
ISBN 100824818539, 0824818520
LC Control Number96012382

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