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New dimensions for American higher education by Lewis Webster Jones

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Published by Federal Extension Service in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Higher Education,
  • Education

Book details:

Edition Notes

Issued Nov. 1955.

ContributionsUnited States. Extension Service. Division of Home Economics Programs
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p.
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25919263M

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