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Feminist legal history essays on women and law by Tracy A. Thomas

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women,
  • Legal status, laws,
  • Feminist jurisprudence,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-260) and index.

Statementedited by Tracy A. Thomas and Tracey Jean Boisseau
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF478 .F46 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24881702M
ISBN 100814787193, 0814787207, 0814787215
ISBN 109780814787199, 9780814787205, 9780814787212
LC Control Number2010047148
OCLC/WorldCa681739314

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