A hundred years of women"s politics

  • 113 Pages
  • 4.44 MB
  • English

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia , Canberra
Women in politics -- Australia -- History -- 20th century, Women legislators -- Australia -- History -- 20th ce



Statementedited by Marian Simms.
SeriesOccasional paper series,, 1/2002, Occasional paper series (Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia) ;, 2002/1.
ContributionsSimms, Marian., Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.A8 H85 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 113 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3649849M
LC Control Number2002491879

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