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Women in the United States Congress 1917-2001 by Mildred L. Amer

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Published by Novinka Books .
Written in English


  • Central government,
  • Politics & government,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • Congress,
  • Legislators,
  • United States,
  • United States.,
  • Women legislators

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12368439M
ISBN 10159033499X
ISBN 109781590334997

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