Education of feeble-minded women
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Published by Teachers College, Columbia University in New York .
Written in English


  • Mentally handicapped -- Rehabilitation,
  • Women -- Education

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Edition Notes

Statementby Mary Vanuxem.
SeriesTeachers College, Columbia University. Contributions to education ; no. 174, Contributions to education -- no. 174.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 74 p. ;
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18006115M

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