Collective biography of women politicians of Sri Lanka chiefly during 1947-1977.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-283).
|Statement||by Chitra Wijesekera.|
|LC Classifications||JQ657 .W55 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 283 p. :|
|Number of Pages||283|
|LC Control Number||95910290|
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