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The reign of women in eighteenth-century France

Vera Lee

The reign of women in eighteenth-century France

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Published by Schenkman Pub. Co. in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • France.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- France -- Social conditions.,
    • Social classes -- France.,
    • France -- History -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 141-146.

      StatementVera Lee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1616 .L43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 146 p. :
      Number of Pages146
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5200684M
      LC Control Number75024555

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