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Published by Press of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland .
Written in English


  • Subject headings -- Education

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Other titlesThesaurus of education terms.
Statement[by] Gordon C. Barhydt [and] Charles T. Schmidt with the assistance of Kee T. Chang.
ContributionsSchmidt, Charles T., joint author., Chang, Kee T., Case Western University. Center for Documentation and Communication Research.
LC ClassificationsZ695.1.E3 B3
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 133 p.
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5548859M
LC Control Number67027797

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