Living with history--making social change by Gerda Lerner

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Lerner, Gerda, -- 1920-,
  • Women -- History -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States,
  • Women college teachers -- United States,
  • Feminism and higher education -- United States,
  • Social change -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGerda Lerner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1410 .L378 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22569655M
ISBN 109780807832936
LC Control Number2008043129

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