Folk arts in the classroom
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Folk arts in the classroom changing the relationship between schools and communities. by National Roundtable on Folk Arts in the Classroom (1993 Washington, D.C.)

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Published by City Lore in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Folklore and education -- United States.,
  • Folklore -- Study and teaching -- United States.,
  • Community and school -- United States.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCity Lore (Organization)
LC ClassificationsLB1583.8 .N28 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL850740M
LC Control Number95130783

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