Personal politics the roots of women"s liberation in the civil rights movement and the new left by Sara Evans

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  • Women -- United States -- Social conditions,
  • Radicalism -- United States,
  • Feminism -- United States,
  • Civil rights movements -- United States,
  • New left -- United States

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Statementby Sara Evans.
LC ClassificationsHQ1426 .E9 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4742389M
ISBN 100394419111
LC Control Number78054929

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