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Britain"s educational reform a comparison with Japan by Mike Howarth

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Education -- Great Britain.,
  • Education -- Japan.,
  • Educational innovations -- Great Britain -- Evaluation.,
  • Comparative education.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementMike Howarth.
SeriesThe Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series, Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese studies series
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 204 p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15306793M
ISBN 100415038502
LC Control Number89071067

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