Life and labour in the nineteenth century
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Life and labour in the nineteenth century being the substance of lectures delivered at Cambridge University in the year 1919 to students of economics, among whom were officers of the Royal Navy and students from the Army of the United States by Fay, C. R.

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Working class -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Socialism -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby C. R. Fay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8388 .F3 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5440594M
ISBN 100837121655
LC Control Number73090143

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