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In the know in Japan

the indispensable cross-cultural guide to working and living in Japan

by Jennifer Phillips

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Published by Living Language in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementwritten by Jennifer Phillips ; edited by Suzanne McQuade.
      ContributionsMcQuade, Suzanne.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS822.5 .P53 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3565927M
      ISBN 100609611143
      LC Control Number2002041043

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