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Procrustes, or, The future of English education

M. Alderton Pink

Procrustes, or, The future of English education

by M. Alderton Pink

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Published by Kegan Paul,Trench, Trubner in London .
Written in English


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Statementby M. Alderton Pink.
SeriesTo-day and to-morrow
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Open LibraryOL13922716M

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