The end of the century

the future in the past

Publisher: Kodansha International in Tokyo, New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Civilization, Modern -- 1950- -- Congresses.,
  • World politics -- 1989- -- Congresses.

Edition Notes

Statementthe Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.
ContributionsKokusai Kōryū Kikin. Nichi-Bei Sentā.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCB428 .E54 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination500 p. ;
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL572992M
ISBN 10477002021X
LC Control Number96159626
OCLC/WorldCa33103442

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