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Democratic Education in Schools and Classrooms (Bulletin (National Council for the Social Studies))

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Published by Natl Council for the Social .
Written in English


  • Secondary School Social Sciences,
  • Social sciences,
  • Elementary School Social Sciences,
  • Student government,
  • Study and teaching

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8131510M
ISBN 100879860464
ISBN 109780879860462

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