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ERIC Number: EJ912110
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1849
Japanese English Education and Learning: A History of Adapting Foreign Cultures
Shimizu, Minoru
Educational Perspectives, v43 n1-2 p5-11 2010
This essay is a history that relates the Japanese tradition of accepting and adapting aspects of foreign culture, especially as it applies to the learning of foreign languages. In particular, the essay describes the history of English education in Japan by investigating its developments after the Meiji era. The author addresses the issues from the perspective of scholarship on the adoption of foreign cultures in modern Japanese history.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan