Teaching economics through film and fiction
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Teaching economics through film and fiction by Milica Zarkovic Bookman

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Education in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Economics -- Study and teaching,
  • Economics -- Study and teaching -- Audio-visual aids,
  • Motion pictures in education,
  • Economics and literature,
  • Interdisciplinary approach in education

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Edition Notes

StatementMilica Z. Bookman and Aleksandra S. Bookman.
ContributionsBookman, Aleksandra S., 1987-
LC ClassificationsHB74.5 .B66 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17050787M
ISBN 101578869617, 1578869625, 1578869633
ISBN 109781578869619, 9781578869626, 9781578869633
LC Control Number2008034468

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