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Women in old age

Rosemary Elizabeth Foster

Women in old age

"living" choices from a feminist perspective.

by Rosemary Elizabeth Foster

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Published in Bradford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

M.A. dissertation. Typescript.

SeriesDissertations
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13979009M


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