Mary Beard as force in history
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Mary Beard as force in history by Barbara K. Turoff

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Published by Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958.,
  • Feminists -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Women historians -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementBarbara K. Turoff.
SeriesMonograph series ;, no. 3, Monograph series (Wright State University) ;, no. 3.
LC ClassificationsHQ1426.B39 T87
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 85 p. :
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4431257M
LC Control Number79064862

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