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Educational philosophy and the African school

Jim Nesin E. Omatseye

Educational philosophy and the African school

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Published by Jodah Publications in Benin City, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Education -- Africa -- Philosophy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJ. Nesin Omatseye.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA1501 .O43 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination193 p. ;
      Number of Pages193
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1138751M
      ISBN 10978201236X
      LC Control Number94107071
      OCLC/WorldCa28606683

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