Women in perspective

essays on gender issues
  • 226 Pages
  • 1.57 MB
  • English
Vitasta Pub. House , New Delhi
StatementShoma A. Chatterji
LC ClassificationsHV6250.4.W65 C43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 226 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24540577M
ISBN 108189766244
ISBN 139788189766245
LC Control Number2010318761

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