women of Turkey and their folk-lore

with concluding chapters on the origins of matriarchy ; by John S. Stuart-Glennie. The Jewish and Moslem women. by Lucy M. J. Garnett

Publisher: David Nutt in London

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Statementby Lucy M. J. Garnett :
ContributionsStuart-Glennie, John S.
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Paginationxvi, 616p. ;
Number of Pages616
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