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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English


  • People with disabilities -- Education (Higher) -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • College students with disabilities -- Services for -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Education, Higher -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Higher education and state -- Cross-cultural studies.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Alan Hurst.
ContributionsHurst, Alan, 1944-
LC ClassificationsLC4812 .H55 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 234 p. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL394189M
ISBN 101859725082
LC Control Number98071960

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