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Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia
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Publisher Kodansha Amer Inc
Publication date October 1, 1993
Binding Hardcover
Edition Box
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9784069310980
ISBN-10 4069310983
Dimensions 3.25 by 89.25 by 11.25 in.
Weight 11.25 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $250.00
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: A current and comprehensive source of information on contemporary Japanese society, history, and culture. This monumental work is packed with data on the economy, government, and politics of Japan, as well as articles on Japanese art, culture, and history. In addition to the main entries and over 4,000 fullcolor illustrations, nearly 100 feature articles and pictorial essays expand on subjects of particular interest 4,000 color photos and illustrations 2 million words in 12,000 entries Easy-to-use reader's guide to entries 20 pages of maps 14 page bibliography of major works on Japan Japanese-English bilingual title entries and index

Book cover for 9780028972039 Book cover for 9784062064903 Book cover for 9784069310980
from Kodansha Amer Inc (June 1, 1994)
9784062064897 | details & prices | List price $25.01
About: 1400 contributors from Japan and around the world, comprehensive, ease of use (cross references, a bilingual index), and handy supplementary materials (atlas, bibliography, chronology).
from Kodansha Amer Inc (June 1, 1994)
9784062064903 | details & prices | List price $25.01
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Box edition from Kodansha Amer Inc (October 1, 1993)
9784069310980 | details & prices | 89.25 × 11.25 × 3.25 in. | 11.25 lbs | List price $250.00
About: A current and comprehensive source of information on contemporary Japanese society, history, and culture.
from Macmillan Library Reference (September 1, 1993)
9780028972039 | details & prices | 11.00 × 14.00 × 3.75 in. | 12.20 lbs | List price $350.00

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