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Ideas in Context

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 December 2019

Anna Becker
Aarhus Universitet, Denmark
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  • Ideas in Context
  • Anna Becker, Aarhus Universitet, Denmark
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  • Anna Becker, Aarhus Universitet, Denmark
  • Book: Gendering the Renaissance Commonwealth
  • Online publication: 15 December 2019
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