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Women in Britain

Caroline Joll

Women in Britain

The Facts and Figures

by Caroline Joll

  • 258 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Pluto Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology Of Women,
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10729101M
    ISBN 100745300014
    ISBN 109780745300016


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