Language Policy

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 75–77 | Cite as

Patrick Heinrich: The Making of Monolingual Japan: Language Ideology and Japanese Modernity

Multilingual Matters, Bristol, Buffalo and Toronto, 2012, viii + 204 pp, Pb £34.95, ISBN 978 1 84769 656 4
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kwansei Gakuin UniversitySanda, HyogoJapan

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