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Higher education in the United States

Harold A. Haswell

Higher education in the United States

by Harold A. Haswell

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Published by Unesco in Paris .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harold A. Haswell.
    SeriesEducational studies and documents -- no. 47
    ContributionsUnesco.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLA 227.2 H35 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20833292M

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Authors were suggested by the editors' advisory board and by colleagues in the Association for the Study of Higher Education and the American Educational Research Association. Alphabetically arranged, the articles range in length from a page to more than a dozen pages (e.g., History of higher education in the United States).

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