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Translation in modern Japan

Indra A. Levy

Translation in modern Japan

by Indra A. Levy

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Translating and interpreting -- Japan,
  • Translators -- Japan,
  • Language and culture -- Japan,
  • Intercultural communication

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Indra Levy.
    SeriesRoutledge contemporary Japan series
    ContributionsLevy, Indra A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP306.8.J3 T73 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24040584M
    ISBN 100415573912, 0203846680
    ISBN 109780415573917, 9780203846681
    LC Control Number2010003776

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