Vera Brittain (1893-1970)
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Vera Brittain (1893-1970) growth of a pacifist by Elisabeth Fattinger

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Published by Leykam in Graz .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Feminists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Pacifists -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-134).

StatementElisabeth Fattinger.
SeriesGrazer gender studies ;, Bd. 6
LC ClassificationsPR6003.R385 Z65 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3999842M
ISBN 103701100233
LC Control Number2001349075

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