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Women at the beginning

Patrick J. Geary

Women at the beginning

origin myths from the Amazons to the Virgin Mary

by Patrick J. Geary

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English


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StatementPatrick J. Geary.
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LC ClassificationsBL
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 104 p. ;
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22723864M
ISBN 100691124094


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