Women"s studies and social sciences in Asia meeting of experts, New Delhi, 4-8 October 1982.

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Published by Unesco, Office of Regional Adviser for Social Sciences in Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok .

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LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 84/63871 (H)
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Pagination148 p., [2] p. of plates
Number of Pages148
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LC Control Number84919663

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