An American Son: The Story of George Aratani Founder of Mikasa and Kenwood (American Profiles) by Naomi Hirahara

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Published by Japanese Amer Natl Museum .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • 1917-,
  • Aratani, George,,
  • Biography,
  • Businessmen,
  • Kenwood Corporation,
  • Mikasa,
  • United States,
  • Business/Economics

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12142088M
ISBN 101881161153
ISBN 109781881161158
OCLC/WorldCa48823407

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