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Published by Honeyglen in [London] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women -- History.,
  • Social history.,
  • Sex role.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAmaury de Riencourt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1121 .R53x 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 467 p. ;
Number of Pages467
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2350146M
ISBN 100907855016
LC Control Number86673794

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