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Published by United Nations University Press in Tokyo, Japan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Transportation -- Japan -- Technological innovations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-290) and index.

      Statementedited by Hirofumi Yamamoto.
      ContributionsYamamoto, Hirofumi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE277.A2 K6813 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 296 p. :
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL537533M
      ISBN 109280805517
      LC Control Number96115844
      OCLC/WorldCa28619973


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