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Warring clans, flashing blades a Samurai film companion by Patrick Galloway

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Published by Stone Bridge Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Samurai films -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementPatrick Galloway.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S24 G355 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24059803M
ISBN 109781933330785
LC Control Number2009009491

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