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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education in [Washington] .
Written in English



  • Honduras.


  • Education -- Honduras

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 32-33.

StatementEdited by Marjorie C. Johnston.
SeriesUnited States. Office of Education. Bulletin, 1955, no. 7, Bulletin (United States. Office of Education) ;, 1955, no. 7.
ContributionsJohnston, Marjorie Cecil, 1904-
LC ClassificationsL111 .A6 1955, no. 7
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 33 p.
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL248518M
LC Control Numbere 55000242

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