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Wisconsin idea the University"s service to the state by Stark, Jack

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English



  • Wisconsin,
  • Wisconsin.


  • University of Wisconsin System -- History.,
  • Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- Wisconsin.,
  • Wisconsin -- Politics and government.

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Other titlesWisconsin idea for the 21st century., Wisconsin idea for the 21st century.
Statementby Jack Stark. The Wisconsin idea for the 21st century / by Alan B. Knox and Joe Corry.
ContributionsKnox, Alan Boyd, 1931-, Corry, Joe., Wisconsin. Legislature. Legislative Reference Bureau.
LC ClassificationsLD6128 .S83 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 100-194 :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL614894M
LC Control Number96211971

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