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Education in Central America

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central America.
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- Central America,
    • Educational exchanges -- Central America

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby George R. Waggoner and Barbara Ashton Waggoner.
      ContributionsWaggoner, Barbara Ashton, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA435 .W34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 180 p.
      Number of Pages180
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4915438M
      ISBN 100700600779
      LC Control Number76150044
      OCLC/WorldCa146434

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