TITLE

Tragedy of Sixteen Laundrywomen from Preko

AUTHOR(S)
Jerolimov, Vjekoslav
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Croatian Medical Journal;2006, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p217
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the legendary story of sixteen laundrywomen from Preko. Loss of the main source of income of the laundrywomen; Description of the life and work of the laundrywomen; Cause of death of the laundrywomen.
ACCESSION #
20714285

 

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