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Published by Institute of Cultural and Social Studies, Leiden University in Leiden .
Written in English



  • Africa.


  • Education -- Research -- Africa.,
  • Educational change -- Africa.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 215-227.

StatementJan Kaayk.
SeriesICA publication ;, no. 40, ICA publikatie ;, no. 40.
LC ClassificationsLB1028 .K23
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 227 p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3843381M
LC Control Number81159373

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