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Japanese national railways its break-up and privatization : how Japan"s passenger rail services became the envy of the world by Yoshiyuki Kasai

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Published by Global Oriental in Kent, [England] .
Written in English



  • Japan.


  • Nihon Kokuyū Tetsudō.,
  • Railroads and state -- Japan.,
  • Privatization -- Japan.,
  • Railroads -- Japan.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Yoshiyuki Kasai.
LC ClassificationsHE3357 .K3713 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3761405M
ISBN 101901903451
LC Control Number2003464879

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