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2 edition of short history of Korea. found in the catalog.

short history of Korea.

Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies, Tokyo

short history of Korea.

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Published in Tokyo .
Written in English

  • Korea -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEast Asian cultural studies series -- no. 5
    LC ClassificationsDS907 C4 1963
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14264926M

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