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Women"s activism in contemporary Russia

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Russia (Federation)
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Russia (Federation) -- Societies and clubs.,
    • Feminism -- Russia (Federation),
    • Feminists -- Russia (Federation) -- Interviews.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-268) and index.

      StatementLinda Racioppi and Katherine O"Sullivan See.
      ContributionsSee, Katherine O"Sullivan.
      LC ClassificationsHQ1977.2 .R33 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 277 p. ;
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL997388M
      ISBN 101566395208, 1566395216
      LC Control Number96036093

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