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Liberal arts colleges in American higher education

Liberal arts colleges in American higher education

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Published by American Council of Learned Societies in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesACLS occasional paper -- no. 59, Charles Homer Haskins lecture
    ContributionsAmerican Council of Learned Societies.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22859851M


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