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Women"s labour history in British Columbia

Sara Diamond

Women"s labour history in British Columbia

a bibliography, 1930-1948

by Sara Diamond

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Published by Press Gang Publishers in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment -- British Columbia -- Bibliography.,
  • Women labor union members -- British Columbia -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Sara Diamond.
    GenreBibliography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. ;
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21497463M
    ISBN 100889740038
    LC Control Number84014559
    OCLC/WorldCa503038554

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