Teddy Bear Patriarchy: Taxidermy in the Garden of Eden, New York City, 1908-1936

@article{Haraway1984TeddyBP,
  title={Teddy Bear Patriarchy: Taxidermy in the Garden of Eden, New York City, 1908-1936},
  author={D. Haraway},
  journal={Social Text},
  year={1984},
  pages={20}
}

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