Democracy in Japan
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Democracy in Japan the emerging global concern by Frank McNeil

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English



  • Japan,
  • Japan.


  • Democracy -- Japan.,
  • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
  • Japan -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-273) and index.

StatementFrank McNeil.
LC ClassificationsJQ1681 .M39 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1096350M
ISBN 10051759014X
LC Control Number94020938

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