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Universities in the modern world.

Basil Alais Fletcher

Universities in the modern world.

by Basil Alais Fletcher

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Universities and colleges,
  • Education, Higher -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 165.

    SeriesThe Commonwealth and international library. Education and educational research division
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 170 p. ;
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18738656M

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