Postwar relations with Japan. by Sansom, George Bailey Sir

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  • Japan


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace,
  • National characteristics, Japanese,
  • Japan -- Foreign relations -- 1912-1945

Edition Notes

A reissue, with the addition of preliminary remarks and the omission of the first 1 1/2 pages, of the author"s paper presented before the Eighth I. P. R. Conference, Dec. 1942.

Book details

StatementDistributed to members of the Tenth Institute of Pacific Relations Conference as a supplementary document by the Royal Institute of International Affairs.
ContributionsInstitute of Pacific Relations (10th Conference : 1947 : Stratford-upon-Avon)
LC ClassificationsD816.5 .S25 1947
The Physical Object
Pagination18 l.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6033196M
LC Control Number48010800

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