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Motherland West Indian women to Britain in the 1950s by Elyse Dodgson

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Published by Heinemann Educational Books in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.


  • West Indians -- Great Britain -- Drama.,
  • Women immigrants -- Drama.,
  • West Indians -- Great Britain.,
  • Women immigrants -- Great Britain.,
  • Drama in education -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 122-124.

StatementElyse Dodgson.
LC ClassificationsPR6054.O35 M68 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2991348M
ISBN 100435232304
LC Control Number84246005

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