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Learning and a Liberal Education The Study of Modern History in the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Manchester, 1800-1914 by Peter R. H. Slee

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • 20th century,
  • England,
  • Social history,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • World history,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Education

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7839249M
ISBN 100719023653
ISBN 109780719023651

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