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The humanities and the future of the university

The humanities and the future of the university

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Published by Humanities Research Group, University of Windsor in Windsor, ON .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanities -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Jacqueline Murray and Meagan Pufahl.
    SeriesWorking papers in the humanities -- 6
    ContributionsMurray, Jacqueline., Pufahl, Meagan, 1974-, University of Windsor. Humanities Research Group.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17332571M
    ISBN 100969777655

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