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Published by Walker/Weatherhill [i.e. J. Weatherhill; distributed by Walker in New York .
Written in English



  • Japan


  • Japanese language -- Dictionaries -- English.,
  • Japan -- History -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Joseph M. Goedertier.
ContributionsOriensu Shūkyō Kenkyūjo.
LC ClassificationsDS833 .G63
The Physical Object
Pagination415 p.
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5608262M
LC Control Number68015703

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  I absolutely love this book and consider it a must-have for learning Chinese characters (hanzi/kanji). Each character has a little description of the history of the character, and if it's made up of more than 1 radical (radicals are the building blocks of complex character, like latin root word in English), it notes which radicals this character uses and how they combine to make illustrate the /5(34). Concise dictionary of modern Japanese history. [Janet Hunter] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Janet Hunter. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number.   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Biographical dictionary of Japanese history by Iwao, Seiichi, Publication date Topics Japan -- Biography -- Dictionaries. PublisherPages:   Following the same format as the previously published volumes, A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar and A Dictionary of Intermediate Japanese Grammar, the book offers approximately Japanese grammar items that are believed to be highly important for students striving to master advanced-level Japanese and also for instructors who teach Japanese at that level /5(63).

  After 3 or four readings through the Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar, i finally became ready to start this one. The book is called and organized as a dictionary, however I use it as a study textbook, and it is excellent. This book is by far my best textbook for studying s:   Great little reference book with a combination of colors that are long forgotten and tie Japanese history. Someone also said this book is the size of a pack of cigarettes and this is also incorrect. It is fairly small but it is a reference book so it will fit in your pocket or backpack, purse, briefcase, etc. basically the same size as a pocket Reviews: This wide-ranging dictionary contains a wealth of information on all aspects of history, from prehistory right up to the present day. It includes biographies of key figures in world history, historical summaries for each country, and entries on religious and political movements, international organizations, and key battles and places. The latest edition of a history text book used in more than 50 junior high schools across Japan makes no mention of the over , deaths in the Nanjing Massacre of , skips allegations that.

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