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Maids and madams

Jacklyn Cock

Maids and madams

a study in the politics of exploitation

by Jacklyn Cock

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Published by Raven Press in Johannesburg .
Written in English


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StatementJacklyn Cock.
The Physical Object
Pagination410p.
Number of Pages410
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20897851M


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