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Women and space

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Published by Croom Helm in association with the Oxford University Women"s Studies Committee in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Social conditions.,
  • Social status.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p229-236. - Includes index.

    Statementedited by Shirley Ardener.
    SeriesOxford women"s series
    ContributionsArdener, Shirley., Oxford University Women"s Studies Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1154
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16242687M
    ISBN 100709903715, 0709903723

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