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Women in History - Women of Victorian England (Women in History)

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Published by Lucent Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile literature,
  • Social conditions,
  • History - Europe,
  • Women"s Studies (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Sex role,
  • Girls & Women,
  • Women,
  • 19th century,
  • England,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8845619M
ISBN 101590185714
ISBN 109781590185711

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