4 edition of Geographics of women"s health found in the catalog.
Geographics of women"s health
Includes bibliographical references and index
|Statement||edited by Isabel Dyck, Nancy Davis Lewis, and Sara McLafferty|
|Genre||Cross-cultural studies, Case studies|
|Series||Routledge international studies of women and place -- 3|
|Contributions||Dyck, Isabel, Lewis, Nancy, 1946-, McLafferty, Sara, 1951-|
|LC Classifications||RA564.85 .G47 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 287 p. :|
|Number of Pages||287|
|LC Control Number||00045838|
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