Sports in Japan
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Sports in Japan by Genzaburo Noguchi

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Published by The Japanese council, Institute of Pacific relations in [Tokyo?] .
Written in English



  • Japan.


  • Sports -- Japan.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Genzaburo Noguchi.
SeriesWestern influences in modern Japan; a series of papers on cultural relations., no. 20
LC ClassificationsDU1 .I5 1929a vol. II
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 24 p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6747760M
LC Control Number30024373

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