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American women activists" writings

an anthology, 1637-2002

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Published by Cooper Square Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- United States -- History -- Sources,
  • Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources,
  • Women civic leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 609-613).

    Statementedited by Kathryn Cullen-DuPont.
    GenreSources.
    ContributionsCullen-DuPont, Kathryn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1410 .A45 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 625 p. :
    Number of Pages625
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18394484M
    ISBN 100815411855
    LC Control Number2001053728
    OCLC/WorldCa48098567

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