Open education and the American school by Roland S. Barth

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Published by Agathon Press; distributed by Schocken Books in New York .

Written in English

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Bibliography: p. 236-288.

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Statementby Roland S. Barth. Foreword by Joseph Featherstone.
LC ClassificationsLB1029.O6 B37
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 300 p.
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5299393M
ISBN 100875860362
LC Control Number72080265

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Agathon Press, New York. Description: xx, pages 21 cm: Responsibility. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barth, Roland S. Open education and the American school. New York, Agathon Press; distributed by Schocken Books [].

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