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About Britannica Online Japan

  • Britannica Online Japan is an essential resource for conducting thorough research for both native Japanese speakers and students learning Japanese.
  • This venerable database includes selected articles from the Japan Book of the Year, from distinguished Japanese scholars, subject specialists, and Nobel laureates in addition to translations of English articles by renowned experts.
  • Leverage “Britannica Highlights”; original articles written by distinguished scholars, experts, and Nobel laureates from around the globe.

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