Women and war

by Jeanne Vickers

Publisher: Zed Books in London, Atlantic Highlands, N.J

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Women and war,
  • Women -- Social conditions,
  • World politics -- 1945-
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-162) and index.

    StatementJeanne Vickers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1236 .V53 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1406923M
    ISBN 10185649229X, 1856492303
    LC Control Number93015275

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