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social studies in general education tentative report. by Progressive Education Association (U.S.). Commission on the Secondary School Curriculum. Committee on the Function of the Social Studies in General Education.

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Published by Progressive Education Assn. in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Social sciences -- Study and teaching.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsBigelow, Karl W.
LC ClassificationsH62 .A526
The Physical Object
Pagination[475] l.
Number of Pages475
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6391290M
LC Control Number39022564

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