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African women and development

a history : the story of the African Training and Research Centre for Women of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

by Margaret C. Snyder

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Published by Zed in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Training and Research Centre for Women.,
  • Women in development -- Africa -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMargaret C. Snyder and Mary Tadesse.
    ContributionsTadesse, Mary.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,239p. ;
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22278641M
    ISBN 101856492990

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