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Women under communism family in Russia and China by Paul Chao

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Published by General Hall in Bayside, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union.,
  • China.


  • Family -- Soviet Union,
  • Family -- China,
  • Communism and family

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Edition Notes

Statementby Paul Chao.
LC ClassificationsHQ638 .C43
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 231 p. :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4570525M
ISBN 100930390016, 0930390008
LC Control Number77089932

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