Teaching about world cultures

focus on developing regions by Michelle Sanborn

Publisher: Center for Teaching International Relations, University of Denver in Denver, Colo

Written in English
Published: Pages: 238 Downloads: 325
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  • Geography -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • History -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Multicultural education.,
  • Developing countries -- Study and teaching (Secondary)

Edition Notes

StatementMichelle Sanborn, Rachel Roe and Heidi Hursh with Robert Andersen and Pam Newman.
ContributionsHursh, Heidi., Roe, Rachel., University of Denver. Center for Teaching International Relations.
The Physical Object
Pagination238 p. :
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21389666M
ISBN 100943804418

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