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Schooling and society in twentieth century British Columbia

Schooling and society in twentieth century British Columbia

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Published by Detselig Enterprises in Calgary, Alta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Columbia
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- British Columbia -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [161]-191.

      Statementedited by J. Donald Wilson, David C. Jones.
      ContributionsWilson, J. Donald., Jones, David C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA418.B8 S36 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p. ;
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2790804M
      ISBN 100920490093
      LC Control Number83218445
      OCLC/WorldCa7903001


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