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Wives, mistresses, and matriarchs

Louise Williams

Wives, mistresses, and matriarchs

Asian women today

by Louise Williams

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

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Asia -- Social conditions,
  • Women -- Asia -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLouise Williams.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1726 .W54 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 302 p. ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19863174M
    ISBN 100847691381, 084769139X
    LC Control Number98008305
    OCLC/WorldCa39217750


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