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Series 'An Introduction to Modern Japanese'

AuthorsRichard John Bowring
Haruko Uryo Laurie
PublisherCambridge University Press

Books in the 'An Introduction to Modern Japanese' series

Reviews of the 'An Introduction to Modern Japanese' series

Review by Stephen Poprocki

When I started learning Japanese, I borrowed every textbook available through interlibrary loan (about a dozen). This one stands out clearly as the best, though I haven't had a chance to see the Genki series which is supposedly pretty good too. The thing about this book is that it is very ... read more

Review by Ben Bullock

The text used in my Japanese course at university. Very expensive. Uses kanji right from the start. I'm not sure whether the book really goes into enough detail to be understandable to the average student.

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