Understanding History Teaching by Chris Husbands

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Published by Open University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Secondary schools,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Social Science,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Social Science,
  • History,
  • Secondary,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9871742M
ISBN 100335212719
ISBN 109780335212712

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