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Japanese police state the Tokkô in interwar Japan by Elise K. Tipton

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Published by Allen & Unwin in North Sydney .
Written in English


  • Japan. -- Keishichō. -- Tokubetsu Kōtō Keisatsubu,
  • Police -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Internal security -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Political crimes and offenses -- Japan -- Prevention -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Japan -- Politics and government -- 1912-1945.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-206) and index.

StatementElise K. Tipton.
LC ClassificationsHV8257.A45 K458 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 209 p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18237912M
ISBN 10004442258, 0044422970

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