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European women and the second British Empire

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Women, White -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century,
    • Women, White -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 20th century,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [96]-105) and index.

      StatementMargaret Strobel.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1593 .S85 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 108 p. :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1882723M
      ISBN 100253355516, 0253206316
      LC Control Number90043509


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