British women"s history

a documentary history from the Enlightenment to World War I by Alison Twells

Publisher: I.B. Tauris in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAlison Twells.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 281 p. :
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22755054M
ISBN 109781860641619, 9781860641626

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