Higher education and the war by American Academy of Political and Social Science.

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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Education and the war,
  • Education, Higher

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Statementedited by T. R. McConnell ... [and] Malcolm M. Willey ...
SeriesAnnals,, v. 231, January, 1944
ContributionsMcConnell, Thomas Raymond, 1901- ed., Willey, Malcolm Macdonald, 1897- joint ed.
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LC ClassificationsH1 .A4 vol. 231
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Paginationvii, 207 p.
Number of Pages207
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Open LibraryOL6464247M
LC Control Number44001911
OCLC/WorldCa171641

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