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Constitutional revolution in Japanese law, society and politics

Lawrence Ward Beer

Constitutional revolution in Japanese law, society and politics

by Lawrence Ward Beer

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Published by University of Maryland School of Law .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 1868-,
  • Constitutional history,
  • Japan,
  • Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Occasional papers / Reprints series in contemporary Asian studies

    The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11543515M
    ISBN 100942182499
    ISBN 109780942182491
    OCLC/WorldCa8876796

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