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Women and self-help culture

Wendy Simonds

Women and self-help culture

reading between the lines

by Wendy Simonds

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- United States -- Psychology,
    • Self-help techniques -- United States,
    • Psychological literature -- United States,
    • Women -- Books and reading

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-257) and index.

      StatementWendy Simonds.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1206 .S544 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 267 p. ;
      Number of Pages267
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1563042M
      ISBN 100813518334, 0813518342
      LC Control Number91044545

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