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Higher education and the society it serves

American Council on Education.

Higher education and the society it serves

statements presented at the annual meeting of the American Council of Education, October 11-12, 1956, Chicago

by American Council on Education.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher.,
  • Educational sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] David D. Henry [and others] Edited by Raymond F. Howes.
    ContributionsHowes, Raymond F. 1903- ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC191 .A6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 103 p.
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6222115M
    LC Control Number57007326
    OCLC/WorldCa1269607


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