Inside Soviet schools and universities some features of Soviet secondary and higher education : notes from a visit to Moscow and Kiev, USSR, November 17-December 2, 1980 by Charles P. McFadden

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Published by Atlantic Institute of Education in Halifax, N.S .

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  • Education, Higher -- Russia.,
  • Education, Secondary -- Russia.

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StatementCharles P. McFadden.
LC ClassificationsLA"836"M34
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Pagination42 p.
Number of Pages42
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Open LibraryOL20261890M

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