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The Japan Encyclopedia

By Boye De Mente
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Book Details
  • Author: Boye De Mente
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Brand: Passport Books
  • Published: 1995-04-01
Nearly 1,000 subjects are covered in an easy-to-read, A-to-Z format, from history, politics, and economics to the arts, education, business, and social customs. Each entry is shown with its Japanese equivalent and phonetic pronunciation in English, and is provided with an explanation that ranges from a few paragraphs to several pages. More than 200 photographs and line drawings enrich the text, helping to make Japan and its unique characteristics come alive.