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Women"s education in India

S. P. Agrawal

Women"s education in India

historical review, present status, and perspective plan with statistical indicators, and index to scholarly writings in Indian educational journals since independence

by S. P. Agrawal

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Published by Concept Pub. Co. in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Education -- India -- History.

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      StatementS.P. Agrawal, J.C. Aggarwal.
      SeriesConcepts in communication, informatics & librarianship ;, 13, 73, 84
      ContributionsAggarwal, J. C.
      LC ClassificationsLC2322 .A54 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-3 > ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1686934M
      ISBN 108170223180
      LC Control Number91908805

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Statistics; Women’s education is a multi-faceted factor that can be held responsible for the low rate of education among women in India. Women's lives in India, Narayan said, are beset by doubt.

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