From illiteracy to university educational development in the Netherlands Indies by Djajadiningrat, Loekman raden

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Statementby Raden Loekman Djajadiningrat ...
SeriesBulletin 3 of the Netherlands and Netherlands Indies council of the Institute of the Pacific relations
ContributionsInstitute of Pacific relations. 8th Conference, Mont Tremblant, Quebec, 1942
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p. plates, diagrs. (1 fold.)
Number of Pages68
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Open LibraryOL14910931M

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