Unsupported mothers and the care of their children by Holman, Robert.

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Published by Mothers in Action in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain.


  • Unmarried mothers -- Great Britain.,
  • Maternal and infant welfare -- Great Britain.,
  • Child care -- Great Britain.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementforeword by Arthur Collis.
ContributionsMothers in Action (Organization)
LC ClassificationsHQ999.G7 H65 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p.
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5337150M
LC Control Number72190519

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