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Published by United Nations University in Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

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Places:

  • Japan

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  • Railroads -- Japan -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementKatsumasa Harada.
SeriesHSDP-JE series,
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF105 .H37 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2895063M
ISBN 109280802232
LC Control Number84121927
OCLC/WorldCa8246535

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