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Issue on sex-roles in changing cultures

Issue on sex-roles in changing cultures

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Published by Dept. of Anthropology State University of New York at Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- History,
  • Women -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    StatementAnn McElroy and Carolyn Matthiasson, editors ; Stuart D. Scott, general editor.
    SeriesOccasional papers in anthropology (Buffalo, N.Y.) -- no. 1
    ContributionsMatthiasson, Carolyn, McElroy, Ann, Scott, Stuart D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1206 I75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination196 p.
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18986357M

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