British Educational Theory in the 19th Century
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British Educational Theory in the 19th Century

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


  • Philosophy of education,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Education / Teaching

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The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages2032
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10186738M
ISBN 100415093422
ISBN 109780415093422

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