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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesDictionary of women"s biography, International dictionary of women"s biography.
Statementcompiler and editor, Jennifer S. Uglow ; assistant editor on first edition (for science, mathematics, and medicine), Frances Hinton.
ContributionsUglow, Jennifer S., Hinton, Frances., Continuum (Firm)
LC ClassificationsCT3202 .C66 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 621 p. :
Number of Pages621
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2050591M
ISBN 100826404170
LC Control Number88028224

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