Foreign languages in Japan, their use and study
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Foreign languages in Japan, their use and study an aspect of intellectual life in Japanese history. by Inazo Nitobe

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Published by Mainichi in Osaka .
Written in English


  • Language and languages -- Study and teaching

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Pagination50 p.
Number of Pages50
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Open LibraryOL17592451M

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