Comparative reading cross-national studies of behavior and processes in reading and writing by Downing, John A.

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Published by Macmillan, Collier-Macmillan in New York, London .

Written in English

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  • Reading,
  • Comparative education

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Includes index.

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StatementJohn Downing.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 595 p. :
Number of Pages595
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18434281M
ISBN 100023300000
LC Control Number73013977

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