Educational planning and socio-economic development in Latin America.

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  • Educational planning -- Latin America.,
  • Education -- Economic aspects -- Latin America.

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StatementJoseph P. Fitzpatrick, editor.
SeriesSondeos,, no. 9
ContributionsFitzpatrick, Joseph P., ed.
LC ClassificationsLA541 .E32
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p.
Number of Pages181
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Open LibraryOL5050476M
LC Control Number74011660

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