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Local government in Japan by Kurt Steiner

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, CA .
Written in English


  • Administration locale,
  • Local government

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StatementKurt Steiner
LC ClassificationsJS7372 .S7, JQ1631 .S7
The Physical Object
PaginationIX, 564 p. ;
Number of Pages564
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26420511M
ISBN 100804702179
ISBN 109780804702171

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