Social group work in Great Britain. by Peter Harold Keith Kuenstler

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .

Written in English

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  • Social group work.,
  • Charities -- Great Britain.

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Bibliography: p. 165-172.

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LC ClassificationsHV45 .K8 1955
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Pagination176 p.
Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL6173884M
LC Control Number55004598

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