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Contemporary issues in American education.

Frank Robert Paulsen

Contemporary issues in American education.

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- United States -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      StatementF. Robert Paulsen, editor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA209.2 .P33
      The Physical Object
      Pagination124 p.
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5992987M
      LC Control Number66024302


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