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The women in engineering project report on a study visit to the United States of America in April 1979 by G. E. Chivers

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Published by Centre for Extension Studies, Loughborough University in Loughborough .
Written in English


  • Women engineers -- United States.,
  • Women college graduates -- United States.

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Statementby G.E. Chivers.
The Physical Object
Pagination111p. ;
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22324149M
ISBN 100905078039

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