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Feminine ingenuity women and invention in America by Anne L. Macdonald

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Women inventors -- United States,
  • Inventions -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-491) and index.

StatementAnne L. Macdonald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsT36 .M33 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 514 p. :
Number of Pages514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1568007M
ISBN 100345358112
LC Control Number91055502

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