American Influence on Japanese Thinking

  title={American Influence on Japanese Thinking},
  author={K. Kawai},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={23 - 31}
  • K. Kawai
  • Published 1951
  • Sociology
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
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