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Adult education in America

Adult education in America

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Published by Litho Printers in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adult education -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ralph C.Dobbs.
    ContributionsDobbs, Ralph Cecil, 1922-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p. ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14432834M
    OCLC/WorldCa966012


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