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Nonfiction for the classroom

Milton Meltzer on writing, history, and social responsibility

by Milton Meltzer

  • 249 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Teachers College Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Historiography,
    • United States -- Historiography,
    • United States -- History -- Study and teaching

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-195) and index.

      Statementedited and with an introduction by E. Wendy Saul.
      SeriesLanguage and literacy series, Language and literacy series (New York, N.Y.)
      ContributionsSaul, Wendy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175 .M45 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 201 p. ;
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1100279M
      ISBN 100807733784, 0807733776
      LC Control Number94025084


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