Educated in romance women, achievement, and college culture by Dorothy Holland

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .

Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-264) and index.

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StatementDorothy C. Holland & Margaret A. Eisenhart..
ContributionsEisenhart, Margaret A.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21194429M
ISBN 100226349438

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