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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nakanoin Masatada no Musume, -- b. 1258 -- Biography.,
  • Japan -- Court and courtiers.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the Japanese by Karen Brazell.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17896653M
ISBN 100804709297, 0804709300

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