La querelle des femmes": En arkipelagisk historia

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La querelle des femmes" : En arkipelagisk historia. / Amundsen Bergström, Matilda.

In: Lychnos: An annual for history of ideas and science, 2016, p. 59-80.

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Amundsen Bergström, M 2016, 'La querelle des femmes": En arkipelagisk historia', Lychnos: An annual for history of ideas and science, pp. 59-80. <https://tidskriftenlychnos.se/article/view/20419/18351>

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Amundsen Bergström, M. (2016). La querelle des femmes": En arkipelagisk historia. Lychnos: An annual for history of ideas and science, 59-80. https://tidskriftenlychnos.se/article/view/20419/18351

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Amundsen Bergström M. La querelle des femmes": En arkipelagisk historia. Lychnos: An annual for history of ideas and science. 2016;59-80.

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Amundsen Bergström, Matilda. / La querelle des femmes" : En arkipelagisk historia. In: Lychnos: An annual for history of ideas and science. 2016 ; pp. 59-80.

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