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Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage Paperback – February 28, 2006

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ 014303667X
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Books; Reprint edition (February 28, 2006)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 448 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780143036678
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0143036678
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 12.6 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.48 x 0.92 x 8.39 inches
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