Women, work, and place

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Published by McGill-Queens University Press in Montreal, Buffalo .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women -- Employment,
  • Women -- Employment -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Audrey Kobayashi.
ContributionsKobayashi, Audrey Lynn, 1951-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6053 .W647 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxlv, 212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL900002M
ISBN 10077351225X, 077351242X
LC Control Number95192132
OCLC/WorldCa30974955

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