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Teaching social studies in elementary schools

Edgar Bruce Wesley

Teaching social studies in elementary schools

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Published by D. C. Heath and company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography at end of each chapter.

    Statement[by] Edgar Bruce Wesley ... with the advice and assistance of Mary A. Adams ...
    ContributionsAdams, Mary A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1584 .W44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 362 p.
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6498289M
    LC Control Number46005250
    OCLC/WorldCa2169879


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