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  • Education, Higher -- History

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Roy Lowe.
ContributionsLowe, Roy.
LC ClassificationsLA173 .H584 2008
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL16656973M
ISBN 109780415378543, 9780415384698, 9780415384704, 9780415384711, 9780415384728, 9780415384735
LC Control Number2008008884

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