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Diet, elections and political parties

Akira Matsui

Diet, elections and political parties

by Akira Matsui

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Published by Foreign Press Center/Japan in Tokyo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAkira Matsui, Yoshio Sakuma, Yuichi Sato.
Series"About Japan" series -- 13
ContributionsSakuma, Yoshio., Sato, Yuichi., Foreign Press Center/Japan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13957071M

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