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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Women -- United States -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementCarol Ruth Berkin, Mary Beth Norton.
ContributionsBerkin, Carol., Norton, Mary Beth.
LC ClassificationsHQ1410 .W65
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 442 p. :
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4749126M
ISBN 100395270677
LC Control Number78069589

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