Women"s rights by Natasha Thomsen

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Published by Facts On File in New York NY .

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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StatementNatasha Thomsen ; foreword by Kathryn Cullen-DuPont
LC ClassificationsHQ1236 .W652525 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24853439M
ISBN 109780816083794
LC Control Number2011018483

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