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Women Unite: First Anthology of Canadian Women’s Movement

In 1972, the Women’s Press published its first book, Women Unite: Up from the Kitchen, Up from the Bedroom, Up from Under. It contributes to the historical record of the struggles that were central to the burgeoning women’s liberation movement in Canada in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

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