Cultural diversity and the curriculum.

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Other titlesCross-curricular contexts, themes and dimensions in primary schools.
Statementedited by G.K. Verma and P.D. Pumfrey.
ContributionsVerma, Gajendra K. 1935-, Pumfrey, PeterD. 1930-
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Pagination288p. ;
Number of Pages288
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Open LibraryOL22352415M
ISBN 100750701455

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