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Education in the Third World

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English



  • Developing countries


  • Education -- Developing countries -- History -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Keith Watson.
ContributionsWatson, Keith, 1939-
LC ClassificationsLC2607 .E385 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination242 p. ;
Number of Pages242
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3073880M
ISBN 100709927495
LC Control Number82173006

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