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Science and society in modern Japan

Nakayama, Shigeru

Science and society in modern Japan

selected historical sources

by Nakayama, Shigeru

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- Social aspects -- Japan

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Nakayama Shigeru, David L. Swain, Yagi Eri.
      SeriesThe M.I.T. East Asian science series ; 5
      ContributionsSwain, David L., 1927- joint author., Yagi, Eri, 1931- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.J3 N26 1974b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 337 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages337
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5049333M
      ISBN 100262140225
      LC Control Number74010291

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