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Women in modern Singapore

Aline K. Wong

Women in modern Singapore

by Aline K. Wong

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Published by University Education Press in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore,
  • Singapore.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Singapore -- Social conditions.,
    • Women"s rights -- Singapore.,
    • Social role -- Singapore.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementAline K. Wong, with the assistance of Chew Oon Ai, Tan Mey Ling, Phay Ai Lien.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1750.6.Z8 S578 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination137 p. ;
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4591873M
      LC Control Number77354117

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