Social studies in the elementary school program.

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U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Education , [Washington]
Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Elemen
SeriesUnited States. Office of Education. Bulletin 1960,, no. 5
LC ClassificationsL111 .A6 1960, no. 5
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 110 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL260367M
LC Control Numberhew60000034

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