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History and feminist theory

History and feminist theory

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Published by Wesleyan University in [Middletown, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist theory.,
  • History -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Ann-Louise Shapiro.
    SeriesHistory and theory : studies in the philosophy of history. Beiheft -- 31., History and theory -- 31.
    ContributionsShapiro, Ann-Louise, 1944-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination137 p. ;
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17749722M


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