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Woman Defamed and Woman Defended An Anthology of Medieval Texts by Karen Pratt

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsAlcuin Blamires (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7396308M
ISBN 100198119712
ISBN 109780198119715

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