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SeriesSenri ethnological studies -- no. 16, 19, 25-26, 28-29, 34, 38, 40, 46, 51-52, 54
ContributionsUmesao, Tadao, 1920-, Befu, Harumi., Kreiner, Josef., Westney, D. Eleanor., Matsubara, Masatake, 1942-, Lewis, Catherine C., Kurita, Yasuyuki, 1939-, Hardacre, Helen, 1949-, Nakamaki, Hirochika, 1947-, Bartholomew, James R., 1941-, Sugita, Shigeharu, 1939-, Fujitani, Takashi., Kurimoto, Eisei., Kubo, Masatoshi., Lockyer, Angus., Yoskida, Kenji., Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan.
LC ClassificationsDS821 J37 1984, GN303 .S47
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"This volume presents papers from the international symposium ' Japanese Civilization in the Modern World: Comparative Studies of Culturedness' held from March 30 to April 6 "--Page i. Description: ii, pages ; 26 cm.

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Suita, Osaka, Japan: National Museum of Ethnology, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Tadao Umesao; Taniguchi Kōgyō Shōreikai. Japanese Civilization in the Modern World, Volume 1 Japanese Civilization in the Modern World, Josef Kreiner Senri ethnological studies: Editors: Tadao Umesao, Harumi Befu, Josef Kreiner: Publisher: National Museum of Ethnology, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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