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Japan"s new middle class the salary man and his family in a Tokyo suburb by Ezra F. Vogel

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Middle class -- Japan,
  • Japan -- Social conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEzra F. Vogel.
ContributionseScholarship (Online service)
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 313 p. ;
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23744821M

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