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Women at the front

their changing roles in the Civil War

by Jean F. Blashfield

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Franklin Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Women -- History.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.

    • About the Edition

      Explores ways in which the various activities of women during the Civil War altered their role in society and led to new initiatives in women"s rights.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Jean F. Blashfield.
      SeriesA first book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE628 .B53 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination63 p. :
      Number of Pages63
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL992836M
      ISBN 100531202755
      LC Control Number96031319
      OCLC/WorldCa35095916

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