Women"s labor

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Published by Radical America in Cambridge, Mass .

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StatementLise Vogel ... [et al.].
SeriesRadical America -- 7, nos. 4-5
ContributionsVogel, Lise
LC ClassificationsHD6135 A48
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
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Open LibraryOL21694282M

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