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Published by Anmol Publications in New Delhi .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women and democracy,
  • Women

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Edition Notes

StatementRaj Pruthi & Bela Rani Sharma, [editors]
SeriesEncyclopaedia of women society and culture series -- 13.
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26576952M
ISBN 108174880941

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