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The Japanese Nation

The Japanese Nation

Its Land, Its People, and Its Life (Kegan Paul Japan Library)

  • 188 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Kegan Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • General,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDaniel Herwitz (Editor), Michael Kelly (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11240366M
    ISBN 100710311419
    ISBN 109780710311412

    We Japanese, Volume Iii: Descriptions Of The Manners, Customs, Spirits And Psychology Of The Japanese Nation Sakai, Atsuharude Garis, Frederic Published by Fujiya Hotel, Miyanoshita / .   Between and , Japan worked to wipe out Korean culture, language and : Erin Blakemore.

    Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Griffis, William Elliot, Japanese nation in evolution. New York, T.Y. Crowell [].   When Kazuo Ishiguro received the Nobel Prize in literature last year, there was some confusion, especially in Japan, as to the writer’s nationality.

    The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for world entities. The Reference tab includes: a variety of world, regional, country, ocean, and time zone maps; Flags of the World; and a Country Comparison function that ranks the . Background. Japan had sought to expand its imperial control over Taiwan (formerly known as "Highland nation" (Japanese: 高砂國, Hepburn: Takasago Koku)) since , when Toyotomi Hideyoshi undertook a policy of overseas expansion and extending Japanese influence southward. Several attempts to invade Taiwan were unsuccessful, mainly due to disease and Capital and largest city: Taihoku.


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