6 edition of Women in the world found in the catalog.
|Statement||compiled and edited by Lyn Reese and Jean Wilkinson.|
|Contributions||Wilkinson, Jean, 1914-|
|LC Classifications||Z7961 .R44 1987, HQ1121 .R44 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 220 p. :|
|Number of Pages||220|
|LC Control Number||87016436|
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