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Education in a changing world.

Short, Edward.

Education in a changing world.

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Published by Pitman in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1971.

SeriesPitman Education Library
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14982847M
ISBN 100273004042
OCLC/WorldCa917090

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