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Adult education and social purpose

V. Williams

Adult education and social purpose

a history of the WEA Eastern District 1913 to 1988

by V. Williams

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Published by Published for the Workers" Educational Association Eastern District by Graham-Cameron in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Workers" Educational Association. -- Eastern District.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p249-253. - Includes index.

    StatementV. Williams & G. J. White.
    ContributionsWhite, G. J., Workers" Educational Association. Eastern District.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,272p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18985571M
    ISBN 100947672168


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