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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


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  • Small colleges -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Education, Humanistic -- United States -- Case studies.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-247) and index.

StatementGary Bonvillian, Robert Murphy.
SeriesGarland reference library of social science ;, v. 1011., Garland studies in higher education ;, v. 9, Garland reference library of social science ;, v. 1011., Garland reference library of social science., vol. 9.
ContributionsMurphy, Robert
LC ClassificationsLB2328.32.U6 B66 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 253 p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL808313M
ISBN 100815319460
LC Control Number95045053

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