2 edition of Alternative scenarios of the American future, 1980--2000 found in the catalog.
Alternative scenarios of the American future, 1980--2000
by Future Directions for a Learning Society, The College Board in New York, N.Y
Written in English
|Statement||by Robert Glover ; edited by Beatrice Gross|
|Contributions||Gross, Beatrice, Future Directions for a Learning Society|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 45 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||45|
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