Teaching history at university
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Teaching history at university by John Ashton Cannon

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Published by Historical Association in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • History -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 33-35.

StatementJohn Cannon.
SeriesTeaching of history series ;, 56
LC ClassificationsD16.4.G7 C36x 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2349077M
ISBN 100852782691
LC Control Number86672707

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