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Imagination and the university

Bronowski, Jacob

Imagination and the university

[by] Jacob Bronowski [and others.

by Bronowski, Jacob

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Published by Published for York University by University of Toronto Press in Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education, Higher

  • Edition Notes

    The Frank Gerstein lectures, January and February, 1963. Includes bibliography.

    SeriesYork University. Invitation lecture series, 1963
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 103 p. ;
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19471459M

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