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Study-discussion in the liberal arts.

Abraham Abbott Kaplan

Study-discussion in the liberal arts.

by Abraham Abbott Kaplan

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Published in [White Plains? N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adult education,
  • Discussion

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: The Fund for Adult Education.

    SeriesStudies in adult group learning in the liberal arts
    ContributionsFund for Adult Education (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC5219 .K3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 138 p.
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5802526M
    LC Control Number60016559
    OCLC/WorldCa1208174

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