Early childhood social studies by Cynthia S. Sunal

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Published by Merrill Pub. Co. in Columbus, Ohio .

Written in English

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  • Social sciences -- Study and teaching (Early childhood),
  • Early childhood education -- Curricula.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementCynthia S. Sunal.
LC ClassificationsLB1140.5.S6 S86 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 251 p. :
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2223121M
ISBN 100675209609
LC Control Number89061334

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