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Uncertain Powers

Sen’yōmon-in and Landownership by Royal Women in Early Medieval Japan

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HARDCOVER

$59.95 • £47.95 • €54.00

ISBN 9780674260160

Publication Date: 01/25/2022

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330 pages

6 x 9 inches

4 color photos, 7 photos, 6 color illus., 7 illus., 14 maps, 6 tables

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