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The Making of Urban Japan

Cities and Planning from Edo to the Twenty First Century (Nissan Institute Routledge Japanese Studies Series)

by Andre Sorensen

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7492786M
ISBN 100415354226
ISBN 109780415354226

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