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Giving Up the Gun: Japan's Reversion to the Sword, 1543-1879
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Publisher David R Godine Pub
Publication date January 1, 1995
Binding Paperback
Edition Reissue
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780879237738
ISBN-10 0879237732
Dimensions 0.50 by 6 by 8 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $11.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: This is a significant story, and Perrin tells it marvelously well, with rich detail, captivating quotations from observers of the time, both Japanese and Western, and a wealth of revealing comparisons with contemporary technology, warfare, and life in Europe. This little book is both thought-provoking and a delight to read. Edwin O. Reischauer, Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan

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Reissue edition from David R Godine Pub (January 1, 1995)
9780879237738 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $11.95
About: This is a significant story, and Perrin tells it marvelously well, with rich detail, captivating quotations from observers of the time, both Japanese and Western, and a wealth of revealing comparisons with contemporary technology, warfare, and life in Europe.

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