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Consumer Politics in Postwar Japan

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian studies,
  • Consumer issues,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • Japan,
  • Economic History,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • History / Asia,
  • Asia - General,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Consumer protection,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9496431M
    ISBN 100231123477
    ISBN 109780231123471

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