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Japan"s minorities

George A. De Vos

Japan"s minorities

Burakumin, Koreans and Ainu

by George A. De Vos

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Published by Minority Rights Group in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buraku people.,
  • Ainu.,
  • Koreans -- Japan.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 20.

    Statementby George A. De Vos and William O. Wetherall.
    SeriesReport - Minority Rights Group ; no. 3, Report (Minority Rights Group) -- no. 3.
    ContributionsWetherall, William O.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17759573M


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