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Harvard East Asian Monographs 192

Becoming Apart

National Power and Local Politics in Toyama, 1868–1945

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$47.50 • £38.95 • €43.00

ISBN 9780674002425

Publication Date: 09/01/2000

Short

368 pages

6 x 9 inches

35 halftones, 4 line drawings, 4 maps, 3 tables

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This work joins the long list of distinguished studies in the Harvard East Asian Monograph series, and will be of considerable interest to scholars who specialize both in general studies of modernization and more particularly in Japanese nation-building.—R. B. Lyman, Jr., Choice

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