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More than half the sky

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Published by Times Books International in Singapore .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-325).

Statementby thirty Singaporean women ; edited by Leong Liew Geok.
ContributionsLeong, Liew Geok.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 93/00392 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination344 p. ;
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL522403M
ISBN 109812046291
LC Control Number98945555

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