Vietnamese women in society and revolution
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Published by Vietnam Resource Center in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

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  • Vietnam

Subjects:

  • Women -- Vietnam -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[editing, Paul Grace ... et al. ; translations by Ngo Vinh Long].
ContributionsGrace, Paul, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1747 .V53
The Physical Object
Paginationv. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5119995M
LC Control Number74193253

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