|a48 p. : |bill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; |c25 cm.
|aCountries around the world
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 44) and index
|aIntroducing Japan -- History : from shoguns to peaceful democracy -- Regions and resources : a nation of islands -- Wildlife : cranes, chrysanthemums, and more -- Infrastructure : a constitutional monarchy -- Culture : proud traditions and modern expressions -- Japan today
Japan offers complete coverage of this fascinating country, including sections on history, geography, wildlife, infrastructure and government, and culture. It also includes a detailed fact file, maps and charts, and a traceable flag.