Education in national politics by Norman C. Thomas

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Published by D. McKay Co. in New York .

Written in English

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  • Federal aid to education -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementNorman C. Thomas.
SeriesEducational policy, planning, and theory
LC ClassificationsLB2825 .T52
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5073061M
ISBN 100679302670
LC Control Number74083092

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