Women and sport.

Publisher: Sports Council in London

Written in English
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SeriesSelect bibliography -- no.19
ContributionsSports Council. Information Services.
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. ;
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL20193774M

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