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Published .
Written in English


  • Japan -- Foreign relations -- China.,
  • China -- Foreign relations -- Japan.,
  • Ryukyu Islands -- History -- To 1879.

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Statementby Norihito Mizuno.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 170 leaves, bound ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17003853M

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