Television"s female spies and crimefighters 600 characters and shows, 1950s to the present by Karen A. Romanko

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women heroes on television,
  • History and criticism,
  • Detective and mystery television programs,
  • Criminal investigation on television,
  • Spy television programs,
  • Superhero television programs,
  • Women on television

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementKaren A. Romanko
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1992.8.W65 R66 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 246 pages
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27219203M
ISBN 100786496371
ISBN 109780786496372
LC Control Number2016001620
OCLC/WorldCa936205292

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