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Women and Property in Morocco Their Changing Relation to the Process of Social Stratification in the Middle Atlas (Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology) by Vanessa Maher

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Sociology

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Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7732730M
ISBN 100521205484
ISBN 109780521205481

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