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The descent of woman

Elaine Morgan

The descent of woman

by Elaine Morgan

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Published by Souvenir Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1972.

StatementElaine Morgan.
The Physical Object
Pagination288p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22817951M
ISBN 100285627015
OCLC/WorldCa13190444

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