Policies and provisions for adapted physical education in the ordinary school
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Policies and provisions for adapted physical education in the ordinary school a cross-cultural comparison between the United States of America and England and Wales by

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Statementby Nicholas John Cutforth.
GenreCross-cultural studies.
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Paginationix, 138 leaves
Number of Pages138
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Open LibraryOL17768609M

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