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Urban curricula and the liberal arts college

Elden Jacobson

Urban curricula and the liberal arts college

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Published by Dept. of Higher Education in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Urban -- United States.,
    • Universities and colleges -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Elden Jacobson [and] Parker J. Palmer.
      ContributionsPalmer, Parker J., joint author., National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Dept. of Higher Education.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC5131 .J28
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 48 p.
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5692708M
      LC Control Number70030523

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