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Women in India.

Women in India.

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Published by Library of Congress Office, Library of Congress Photoduplication Service in New Delhi, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- India -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- India -- Literary collections.,
    • Women -- Legal status, Laws, etc. -- India.,
    • Women -- Employment -- India.,
    • Women -- India -- Periodicals.,
    • Women -- Health and hygiene -- India.,
    • Women -- Crimes against -- India.,
    • Women -- Education -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesSouth Asia ephemera collection., I-CLR-8.5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 98/60103 (H)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination73 microfiches.
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL506321M
      LC Control Number98903804


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