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6 edition of Women and Health in America found in the catalog.

Women and Health in America

Historical Readings

by Judith Walzer Leavitt

  • 201 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by University of Wisconsin Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health systems & services,
  • History of medicine,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Diseases,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • History,
  • Sexual behavior,
  • United States,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages692
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9759843M
    ISBN 100299159647
    ISBN 109780299159641

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