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Monks, spies and a soldier of fortune

the Japanese in Tibet

by Scott Berry

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Published by Athlone in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese -- China -- Tibet.,
  • Tibet(China) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementScott Berry.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,352p. ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15055204M
    ISBN 10048511447X

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