Gender and history

women in British politics, c.1689-1979 by Krista Cowman

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York

Written in English
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  • Politics and government,
  • HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century,
  • HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain,
  • HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century,
  • History,
  • HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century,
  • Political activity,
  • Women

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementKrista Cowman
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.G7 C68 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25002108M
ISBN 109780230545571
LC Control Number2010053337

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