Citizenship and the adult education movement in Canada by Gordon R. Selman

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Published by Centre for Continuing Education, University of British Columbia, in cooperation with the International Council for Adult Education in Vancouver .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-161) and index.

Book details

StatementGordon Selman.
SeriesMonographs on comparative and area studies in adult education
LC ClassificationsJL187 .S45 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 168 p. ;
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1646207M
ISBN 100888431902
LC Control Number91202574

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