Tokyo (Global Cities)

by Nicola Barber

Publisher: Chelsea House Publications

Written in English
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  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Geography And History (Young Adult),
  • Travel (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Japan,
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Lifestyles - City & Town Life,
  • People & Places - Asia,
  • Travel,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Tokyo (Japan)
  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRob Bowden (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8160026M
    ISBN 100791088553
    ISBN 109780791088555

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