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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Mill, John Stuart, -- 1806-1873,
  • Feminism -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Maria H. Morales.
SeriesCritical essays on the classics
ContributionsMorales, Maria H.
LC ClassificationsHQ1596 .M53 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 193 p. ;
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21188816M
ISBN 100742535177, 0742535185
LC Control Number2004013907

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