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Women in the Caribbean.

Women in the Caribbean.

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Published by University of the West Indies, Institute of Social and Economic Research in Mona .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Special number of Social and Economic Studies, Vol. 35, no. 2, June 1986.

Other titlesSocial and Economic Studies.
Statementedited by Joycelin Massiah.
ContributionsMassiah, Joycelin.
The Physical Object
Pagination338p.
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14805169M

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