Women under communism

family in Russia and China by Paul Chao

Publisher: General Hall, Inc. in Bayside, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 231 Downloads: 308
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  • Communism and family.,
  • Women and socialism.,
  • Women -- Russia.,
  • Women -- China.

Edition Notes

Statementby Paul Chao.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13544362M
ISBN 100930390018

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