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Classical culture and modern masculinity

Daniel Orrells

Classical culture and modern masculinity

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex customs,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographic references and index.

    StatementDaniel Orrells
    SeriesClassical presences, Classical presences
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ13 .O77 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 301 p. ;
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25081903M
    ISBN 100199236445
    ISBN 109780199236442
    LC Control Number2011500198
    OCLC/WorldCa694395523

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