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Published by Falmer Press in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Public schools -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Geoffrey Walford.
ContributionsWalford, Geoffrey.
LC ClassificationsLA632 .B75 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2851212M
ISBN 100905273842, 0905273834
LC Control Number84013521

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