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Postwar economic growth of Japan

Tokyo Economic Research Center. Conference

Postwar economic growth of Japan

selected papers of the first conference of the Tokyo Economic Research Center, Zushi,January 1963!

by Tokyo Economic Research Center. Conference

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Published by California U.P; Cambridge U.P .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Ryutaro Komiya,translated from the Japanese by Robert S.Ozaki.
The Physical Object
Pagination260p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages260
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Open LibraryOL21117999M

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