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southern lady

Anne Firor Scott

southern lady

from pedestal to politics 1830-1930

by Anne Firor Scott

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes references.

StatementAnne Firor Scott.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 247 p.
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20016970M


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