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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in [Pittsburgh] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • School management and organization -- United States.,
  • Education -- Economic aspects.

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Statementby H. Thomas James.
SeriesHorace Mann lecture,, 1968
LC ClassificationsLB2805 .J24
The Physical Object
Pagination65 p.
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5681041M
LC Control Number69012331

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