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What is the Oriental culture?

Sokichi Tsuda

What is the Oriental culture?

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Published by Hokuseido Press in Tokyo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Oriental.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated byYasotaro Morri.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 103 p.
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17350821M


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