2 edition of The treatment of Latin America in social studies instructional materials. found in the catalog.
The treatment of Latin America in social studies instructional materials.
Texas. University. Latin American Curriculum Project.
Written in English
|LC Classifications||F1409.9 .T43 no. 5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 41 l.|
|Number of Pages||41|
|LC Control Number||76625834|
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