Social studies for children in a democracy by John Udell Michaelis

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

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Includes bibliographies and index.

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StatementJohn U. MIchaelis.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 523 p. :
Number of Pages523
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Open LibraryOL13546283M

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