2 edition of Women in the twentieth century found in the catalog.
Women in the twentieth century
Breckinridge, Sophonisba Preston
|Statement||by Sophonisba P. Breckinridge.|
|Series||Recent social trends monographs|
|Contributions||United States. President"s Research Committee on Social Trends.|
|LC Classifications||HQ1419 .B7, HQ1419 .B7|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 364 p.|
|Number of Pages||364|
|LC Control Number||33017527|
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Starting from a preliminary list of titles created by bookshops and journalists, 17, French voters responded to the question, "Which. The fifty books on this list were all published more than a hundred years ago, and yet remain fresh and exhilarating reads.
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