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Information on women"s educational equity a legislator"s guide to sources by Matilda Butler

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Published by Women"s Educational Equity Communications Network in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementMatilda Butler and Sharon Strover.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 84/6306 (Z)
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 85 p. ;
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3123991M
LC Control Number82235181

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