Bachelor girl the secret history of single women in the twentieth century by Betsy Israel

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Single women

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesSecret history of single women in the twentieth century
StatementBetsy Israel
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ800.2 .I85 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 294 p. :
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24751240M
ISBN 100380976498
ISBN 109780380976492
LC Control Number2002066011
OCLC/WorldCa49519080

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