Educating the Majority

Women Challenge Tradition in Higher Education (American Council on Education/Oryx Press Series on Higher Education)

Publisher: Amer Council on Education

Written in English
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ContributionsDonna L. Shavlik (Editor), Judith G. Touchton (Editor), Carol S. Pearson (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages491
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Open LibraryOL7270150M
ISBN 100029248108
ISBN 109780029248102

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