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Japanese historians and the national myths, 1600-1945 the age of the gods and Emperor Jinmu by John S. Brownlee

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Published by University of British Columbia, University of Tokyo Press in Vancouver, BC, Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Japan

Subjects:

  • Mythology, Japanese,
  • Japan -- History -- To 645 -- Historiography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-249) and index.

StatementJohn S. Brownlee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS855. .B76 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL453616M
ISBN 100774806443, 4130270311
LC Control Number98168875

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