Vietnam war

a report through Asian eyes. by Honda, Katsuichi

Publisher: Mirai-sha in Tokyo

Written in English
Published: Pages: 511 Downloads: 992
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Subjects:

  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Social aspects.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, Japanese.

Edition Notes

Originally published in Japanese in 2 separate vols. under titles: Senjō no mura and Hokubaku no moto.

Statement[Translated by Koyoshi Miulla]
ContributionsHonda, Katsuichi, 1933-, Honda, Katsuichi, 1933-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS557.A68 H6313
The Physical Object
Pagination511 p.
Number of Pages511
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5456078M
LC Control Number73158357

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