Higher education as a field of study at the doctoral level
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Higher education as a field of study at the doctoral level by James F. Rogers

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Published by American Association for Higher Education, NEA in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Education, Higher -- Research.,
  • Education, Higher -- United States.,
  • Doctor of philosophy degree.

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Edition Notes

StatementJames F. Rogers.
LC ClassificationsLB2324 .R63
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4929106M
LC Control Number76355718

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