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Published by Anglo-Chinese Educational Institute in London .
Written in English


  • Women -- Social conditions -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Women -- China -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Readings cover the periods 1949-1973 and 1974-1976.

Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Elisabeth Croll.
SeriesModern China series -- no.6
ContributionsCroll, Elisabeth, 1944-
The Physical Object
Pagination118p. ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21693894M

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