revisionists revised studies in the historiography of American education : a review by Diane Ravitch

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Statementby Diane Ravitch.
SeriesProceedings of the National Academy of Education ; v. 4
LC ClassificationsLA212 .R36
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Pagination84 p. ;
Number of Pages84
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