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Black madonnas feminism, religion and politics in Italy by Lucia Chiavola Birnbaum

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Published by toExel in Lincoln, NE .
Written in English


  • Women and religion -- Italy.,
  • Feminism -- Political aspects -- Italy.,
  • Italy -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

StatementLucy Chiavola Birnbaum.
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 273 p. :
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22135653M
ISBN 10059500380X

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