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Collection Level Description: Thesis by Maurice E.J. Hobbs

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2236
Title: Thesis by Maurice E.J. Hobbs
Dates of Creation: 1956
Extent: 221 pp.

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Maurice E.J. Hobbs was working as an officer of the Government of Tanganyika in 1956, [during] the composition of the thesis. No further biographical details are available.

Scope and Content

Thesis on The contribution of education to the development of a plural society in Africa (with special reference to Tanganyika by Maurice Hobbs, May 1956.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The thesis was donated to the library by Wendy James (daughter?) on 15th October 1997.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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No reproduction or publication of papers without the author's permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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Access Points

Hobbs | Maurice E.J. | fl 1956 | colonial government officer

Education | Tanzania

Pluralism (Social sciences) | Tanzania


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23 February 2012