Women in eighteenth-century America

a study of opinion and social usage
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Women -- United States -- History -- 18th century, Women -- United States -- Social conditions, Women in literature, Literature, Modern -- 18th century -- History and crit

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Statementby Mary Sumner Benson.
SeriesColumbia studies in the social sciences ;, no. 405.
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LC ClassificationsHQ1416 .B4 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination343 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5212228M
LC Control Number75041025

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