Japanese tradition and western law Emperor, state, and law in the thought of Hozumi Yatsuka by Richard H. Minear

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  • Hozumi, Yatsuka, -- 1860-1912.,
  • Japan -- Constitutional law.

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Bibliography: p. 221-234.

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Statement[by] Richard H. Minear.
SeriesHarvard East Asian series -- 48.
LC ClassificationsLAW
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Pagination244 p.
Number of Pages244
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Open LibraryOL17755293M

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