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railways of Japan: past and present

Hampei Nagao

railways of Japan: past and present

by Hampei Nagao

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Published by The Japanese council, Institute of Pacific relations in [Tokyo?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Japan.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Hampei Nagao.
      SeriesWestern influences in modern Japan; a series of papers on cultural relations., no. 17
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU1 .I5 1929a vol. II
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., 20 p.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6747757M
      LC Control Number30024370
      OCLC/WorldCa943765

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