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Mori Ōgai and the modernization of Japanese culture

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

  • Mori, Ōgai, 1862-1922,
  • Authors, Japanese -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard John Bowring.
    SeriesUniversity of Cambridge oriental publications ;, no. 28
    LC ClassificationsPL811.O7 Z58
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 297 p. :
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4882307M
    ISBN 100521213193
    LC Control Number76011074

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