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Towards a radical practice of academic freedom

the experience of East and Central Africa

by Ranger, T. O.

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Published by University of Cape Town in [Cape Town] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Zimbabwe,
  • Tanzania
    • Subjects:
    • University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland -- History.,
    • University College, Dar es Salaam -- History.,
    • Academic freedom -- Zimbabwe -- History.,
    • Academic freedom -- Tanzania -- History.,
    • University autonomy -- Zimbabwe -- History.,
    • University autonomy -- Tanzania -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Terence Ranger.
      SeriesThe twenty-second T.B. Davie memorial lecture, T.B. Davie memorial lecture ;, 22nd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC72.5.Z55 R36 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. ; 21 cm.
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3063897M
      ISBN 100799204374
      LC Control Number82160438

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