Higher education in the United States by Harold A. Haswell

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

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Statementby Harold A. Haswell.
SeriesEducational studies and documents -- no. 47
LC ClassificationsLA 227.2 H35 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL20833292M

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