Education and Japan"s modernization
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Education and Japan"s modernization by Makoto Aso

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Published by Japan Information Centre in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published: Japan: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1972.

StatementMakoto Aso and Ikuo Amano.
ContributionsAmano, Ikuo.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13955575M

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