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Japanese society and politics

Allan Burnett Cole

Japanese society and politics

the impact of social stratification and mobility on politics.

by Allan Burnett Cole

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Published in Boston .
Written in English

  • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
  • Japan -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesBoston University studies in political science, no. 1
    LC ClassificationsJQ1618 C6
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18374761M

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