Japanese proverbs and sayings by Daniel C. Buchanan

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Proverbes japonais.,
  • Proverbs, Japanese.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statement[compiled and translated by] Daniel Crump Buchanan.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16642313M

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