Feminist theory and the philosophies of man by Andrea Nye

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Subjects:

  • Feminist theory,
  • Patriarchy,
  • Women"s rights

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StatementAndrea Nye.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1154 .N93 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
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Open LibraryOL2397416M
ISBN 100709918526
LC Control Number87027249

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