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Education and American history

Fund for the Advancement of Education (U.S.)

Education and American history

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Published in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Revised version of Paul Herman Buck"s The role of education in American history, issued by the Fund for the Advancement of Education, 1957.

      Statementby the Committee on the Role of Education in American History.
      ContributionsBuck, Paul Herman, 1899-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA205 .F8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p.
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5947404M
      LC Control Number65019373
      OCLC/WorldCa1169428

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