Molders of the American mind a critical review of the social attitudes of seventeen leaders in American education by Norman Woelfel

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Educators -- United States,
  • Education -- Philosophy,
  • Education -- Aims and objectives,
  • United States -- Civilization

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Other titlesThe social attitudes of seventeen leaders in American education
Statement[by] Norman Woelfel
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16752108M
LC Control Number33030739

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