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School and society through science fiction

School and society through science fiction

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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction, American,
  • Education -- Fiction,
  • Educational sociology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Joseph D. Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg, Patricia Warrick.
    ContributionsOlander, Joseph D., Greenberg, Martin Harry., Warrick, Patricia S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.S3 S26 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination396 p. ;
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3784125M
    ISBN 100819119962, 0819119970
    LC Control Number81040587

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