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Landscape for a good woman

a story of two lives

by Carolyn Steedman

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Steedman, Carolyn,
    • Working class women -- England -- Biography,
    • Women -- England -- Psychology -- Case studies

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCarolyn Kay Steedman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1599.E5 S74 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination168 p. ;
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2376301M
      ISBN 100813512573, 0813512581
      LC Control Number87004614


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