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Adult literacy and broadcasting

the BBC"s experience : a report to the Ford Foundation

by Hargreaves, David.

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Published by F. Pinter, Nichols Pub. Co. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • British Broadcasting Corporation.,
    • Literacy -- Great Britain.,
    • Adult education -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [257]

      StatementDavid Hargreaves.
      ContributionsBritish Broadcasting Corporation., Ford Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC156.G7 H36 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255, [2] p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4123812M
      ISBN 100903804689
      LC Control Number80080527

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