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Vicinus, Martha.

Suffer and be still; women in the Victorian age / Edited by Martha Vicinus.

Bloomington : Indiana University Press [1972]
Physical Description:
xv, 239 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Reference Library
HQ1596 V53 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Subject Terms:
Women -- Great Britain -- Social conditions.
Women -- Great Britain.

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