Using Domesday Book in the National Curriculum
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Using Domesday Book in the National Curriculum the Alecto initiative by John Fines

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Published by Alecto Historical Editions, Nuffield Primary History Project in London .
Written in English


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Statementby John Fines and Tony Hopkins.
ContributionsHopkins, Tony, 1949-, Nuffield Primary History Project.
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Open LibraryOL19265680M

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