Why teach the humanities to adult basic education students?
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Published by Missouri State Committee for the Humanities ; National Endowment for the Humanities in [Kansas City, Mo.] .
Written in English


  • Education of adults.,
  • Humanities -- Study and teaching.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Donald W. Mocker, William C. Jones.
ContributionsJones, William C., Mocker, Donald W.
LC ClassificationsLC1021 .W49
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 36 p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18486586M

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