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new academic generation a profession in transformation by Martin J. Finkelstein

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-226) and index.

StatementMartin J. Finkelstein, Robert K. Seal, Jack H. Schuster.
ContributionsSeal, Robert K., Schuster, Jack H.
LC ClassificationsLB1778.2 .F6 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 236 p. :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL701052M
ISBN 100801858860
LC Control Number97049368

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