British women in the twentieth century

Cover of: British women in the twentieth century | Elsie M. Lang

Published by T. W. Laurie, ltd. in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Women -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

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Book details

Statementby Elsie M. Lang... With fifty-seven illustrations.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1593 .L3
The Physical Object
Pagination284 p.
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6741099M
LC Control Number30009498
OCLC/WorldCa1048087

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