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University adult education in England and the USA a reappraisal of the liberal tradition by R. K. S. Taylor

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Published by Croom Helm in London, Dover, N.H .
Written in English



  • England.,
  • United States.


  • Continuing education -- England.,
  • Continuing education -- United States.,
  • Adult education -- England.,
  • Adult education -- United States.,
  • Education, Higher -- England.,
  • Education, Higher -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementRichard Taylor, Kathleen Rockhill, and Roger Fieldhouse.
SeriesRadical forum on adult education series
ContributionsRockhill, Kathleen, 1941-, Fieldhouse, Roger.
LC ClassificationsLC5256.G7 T39 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3028268M
ISBN 100709924313
LC Control Number85008743

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