Women in Hong Kong

  • 11 Pages
  • 4.11 MB
  • English
American Universities Field Staff , [Hanover, N.H.]
Women -- Hong Kong, Women"s rights -- Hong



Statementby Loren Fessler.
SeriesEast Asia series ;, v. 23, no. 1, Fieldstaff reports : Asia, East Asia series (American Universities Field Staff) ;, v. 23, no. 1.
LC ClassificationsDS501 .A57 vol. 23, no. 1, HQ1781.28.H6 .A57 vol. 23, no. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4916433M
LC Control Number76151378

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