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Factory Lives (Nineteenth-Century British Autobiographies)

by Jr, James R. Simmons

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Broadview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sociology,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Biographies,
  • Biography,
  • Grande-Bretagne,
  • Great Britain,
  • Travailleurs,
  • Working class,
  • Working class writings, English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8551375M
    ISBN 101551112728
    ISBN 109781551112725

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