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The women"s Great Lakes reader

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Published by Ladyslipper Press in Tustin, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Lakes Region (North America),
  • Great Lakes Region (North America).
    • Subjects:
    • Women pioneers -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Biography,
    • Women pioneers -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Social life and customs,
    • Indian women -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Biography,
    • Indian women -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Social life and customs,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Great Lakes Region (North America),
    • Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-389).

      Statementedited by Victoria Brehm.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsBrehm, Victoria, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF551 .W66 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination389 p. :
      Number of Pages389
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3966295M
      ISBN 100970260601
      LC Control Number2001271567
      OCLC/WorldCa46771346

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