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Higher education in East Africa

Higher education in East Africa

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

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  • Africa, East.
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Higher -- Africa, East.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes the report of the Working Party on Higher Education in East Africa, 1955 and a report by E. Giffen and D.H. Alexander to the Chairman of the East Africa High Commission.

      Statement[Working Party on Higher Education in East Africa, E. Giffen, D.H. Alexander].
      ContributionsGiffen, E., Alexander, D. H., Working Party on Higher Education in East Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA1558 .H54 1959
      The Physical Object
      Pagination123 p. ;
      Number of Pages123
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1188968M
      LC Control Number94179267


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