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Learning in later life an introduction for educators & carers by Jarvis, Peter

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Published by Kogan Page in London .
Written in English


  • Older people -- Education

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [148]-157) and index.

StatementPeter Jarvis.
LC ClassificationsLC5457 .J37 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15556537M
ISBN 100749433981

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