Functional literacy and co-operatives
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Functional literacy and co-operatives The report of the ICA Seminar on Functional Literacy and Co-operatives held from the 9th to the 15th February, 1975, ... - International Co-operative Alliance ; 12)

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Published by International Co-operative Alliance .
Written in English


  • Congresses,
  • Functional literacy

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages55
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Open LibraryOL8290281M
ISBN 100904380173
ISBN 109780904380170

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