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Published by Falmer Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Early childhood education -- History,
  • Early childhood education -- United States -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementV. Celia Lascarides and Blythe F. Hinitz.
SeriesGarland reference library of social science -- v. 982. -- Source books on education -- v. 55, Garland reference library of social science -- v. 982., Garland reference library of social science -- vol. 55.
ContributionsHinitz, Blythe Simone Farb, 1944-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB1139.23 .L39 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 662 p. :
Number of Pages662
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15487394M
ISBN 100815317948, 085317948
LC Control Number00021691
OCLC/WorldCa43403447

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