The modern Japanese economy by Osamu Nariai

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Published by Foreign Press Center in Japan .

Written in English

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  • Japan

Subjects:

  • Japan -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.,
  • Japan -- Economic policy.

Edition Notes

Rev. ed. of: History of the modern Japanese economy. 3rd rev. ed. 1999.

Book details

Statementby Osamu Nariai.
Series"About Japan" series ;, 2
ContributionsNariai, Osamu, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC462.7 .N37 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. ;
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3749781M
ISBN 104939030156
LC Control Number2003433515
OCLC/WorldCa53059323

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