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Women in Britain since 1945

women, family, work, and the state in the post-war years

by Lewis, Jane

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.,
    • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain.,
    • Family policy -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJane Lewis.
      SeriesMaking contemporary Britain
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1593 .L48 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 149 p. ;
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1548083M
      ISBN 100631169768, 063116975X
      LC Control Number91027521

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