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Social concerns in Japan

Kathryn Taylor Mizuno

Social concerns in Japan

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Published by Apollon-sha in Tokyo .
Written in English


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Statementby Kathryn Taylor Mizuno, Susumu Ishitani.
ContributionsIshitani, Susumu.
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Open LibraryOL18068507M

The Japanese archipelago (日本列島, Nihon Rettō) is a group of 6, islands that form the country of extends over 3, km (1, mi) from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south along the east coast of the Asian continent. The size of Japan is , km 2 (, sq mi) in This makes it times bigger .


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