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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Education -- United States -- History,
  • Education -- Aims and objectives,
  • Corporations -- United States

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Edition Notes

Statementby Joel H. Spring.
SeriesBeacon paperback ; 467
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 206 p. ;
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16066399M
ISBN 100807031755

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