Democratic leadership in physical education by Maud Lombard Knapp

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Published by National Press in [Millbrae, Calif.] .

Written in English

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  • Physical education and training.

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Statementby Maud L. Knapp [and] Frances Todd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV345 .K6
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p.
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6119747M
LC Control Number52028231
OCLC/WorldCa2117670

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