Latin American Women Historical Perspectives (Contributions in Women"s Studies) by Asuncion Lavrin

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Published by Greenwood Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • History,
  • Latin America,
  • Social conditions,
  • Women

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9704346M
ISBN 100313203091
ISBN 109780313203091

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