Environment and primary education in Northern Ireland
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Published by Northern Ireland Council for Educational Research in [Belfast] .
Written in English



  • Northern Ireland.,
  • Northern Ireland


  • Education (Primary) -- Research -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Students -- Northern Ireland -- Social conditions.,
  • Human ecology.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 161-163.

Statementby John A. Wilson.
SeriesPublications of the Northern Ireland Council for Educational Research ;, 7
LC ClassificationsLB1028 .W51944
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 297 p. ;
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4951164M
LC Control Number76379345

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