Education and society an introduction to the sociology of education. by A. K. C. Ottaway

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Published by Routledge & K.Paul in London .

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SeriesInternational library of sociology and social reconstruction series
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Pagination182p.,23cm
Number of Pages182
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Open LibraryOL17215698M

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