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The Origins of Japan"s Medieval World

Courtiers, Clerics, Warriors, and Peasants in the Fourteenth Century

by Jeffrey Mass

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Japan,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Medieval

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7929555M
    ISBN 100804743797
    ISBN 109780804743792

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