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The democratic dilemma of American education

Arnold F. Shober

The democratic dilemma of American education

out of many, one?

by Arnold F. Shober

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Published by Westview Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education and state,
  • Democracy and education

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementArnold Shober
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC89 .S495 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25132045M
    ISBN 109780813345369, 9780813345376
    LC Control Number2011047235


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