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The Japanese language in contemporary Japan

some sociolinguistic observations

by Roy Andrew Miller

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Published by American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research in Washington .
Written in English

  • Japanese language -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 103-105.

    StatementRoy Andrew Miller.
    SeriesAEI-Hoover policy studies ;, 22
    LC ClassificationsPL524 .M5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105 p. ;
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4539349M
    ISBN 100844732478
    LC Control Number77005661

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