(p.255) Selected Readings
(p.255) Selected Readings
The following are sources that the contributors to this volume have found useful in thinking about marriage, crisis, and nation. While by no means a comprehensive list, the editors hope that it may assist other scholars with further research. Readers may want to consult the notes in the individual chapters for additional references.
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