Women and power in American history
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Published by Pearson Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women -- United States -- History,
  • Women -- United States -- Social conditions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[edited by] Kathryn Kish Sklar, Thomas Dublin.
ContributionsSklar, Kathryn Kish., Dublin, Thomas, 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1410 .W643 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16909679M
ISBN 100205645755
ISBN 109780205645756
LC Control Number2008024749

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