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How Japanese students view Canada

John Saywell

How Japanese students view Canada

by John Saywell

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Published by University of Toronto-York University, Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada -- Foreign public opinion, Japanese

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohn Saywell.
    SeriesWorking paper series -- no. 54, Working paper series (Joint Centre for Asia Pacific Studies) -- no. 54
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF5045 S37 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p. --
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14594946M
    ISBN 10092130983X
    OCLC/WorldCa29445906

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At the intermediate level, you should already be able to read basic Japanese. The Japanese are fond of you Canadians, and maybe some of you are fond of them in return.

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