critical estimate of the educational theories and practices of A. Bronson Alcott by George Edward Haefner

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  • Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888.,
  • Education -- Philosophy.,
  • Education -- United States -- History.

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Other titlesEducational theories and practices of A. Bronson Alcott.
Statementby George E. Haefner.
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LC ClassificationsLB695.A3 H3 1937
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Paginationvii, 130 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages130
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Open LibraryOL6367505M
LC Control Number38007605
OCLC/WorldCa3119215

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