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Harvard East Asian Monographs 179

Japan’s Protoindustrial Elite

The Economic Foundations of the Gōnō

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HARDCOVER

$41.50 • £33.95 • €37.50

ISBN 9780674472907

Publication Date: 06/01/1999

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288 pages

6 x 9 inches

3 maps, 15 tables

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Edward E. Pratt is Associate Professor of Japanese History at the College of William and Mary.

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