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Leaders, teachers, and learners in academe partners in the educational process. by Stanley Lehrer

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English



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  • Education, Higher -- United States,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSchool and society.
LC ClassificationsLA227.3 .L43
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 565 p.
Number of Pages565
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5700136M
ISBN 100390550612
LC Control Number70118952

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