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Education and the future of Japan

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Published by Japan Library in Sandgate, Folkestone, Kent .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Education -- Social aspects -- Japan.,
    • Education -- Aims and objectives -- Japan.,
    • Japan -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Include index.

      Statementby Michael D. Stephens.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA1311.8 .S79 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. ;
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1296772M
      ISBN 101873410107
      LC Control Number92160425


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