American higher education; toward an uncertain future
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Published by American Academy of Arts and Sciences in [Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


  • Education, Higher -- United States,
  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- 1965-

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Other titlesDaedalus
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL22789347M

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