Higher education in Japan
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Higher education in Japan its take-off and crash. Translated by Jerry Dusenbur. by Nagai, Michio.

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Published by University of Tokyo Press in [Tokyo] .
Written in English


  • Education, Higher -- Japan,
  • Universities and colleges -- Japan

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LC ClassificationsLA1318 N28
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Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18437266M

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