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Learning and change in the adult years a developmental perspective by Mark Tennant

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English


  • Adulthood -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Learning, Psychology of.,
  • Adult learning.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-212) and index.

StatementMark Tennant, Philip Pogson.
SeriesThe Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series, The Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series
ContributionsPogson, Philip.
LC ClassificationsBF724.5 .T46 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1116089M
ISBN 100787900826
LC Control Number94042160

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