The labour question in Britain by Paul de Rousiers

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  • Labor and laboring classes -- Great Britain

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Statementby Paul de Rousiers. With a preface by Henri de Tourville. Tr. by F.L.D. Herbertson.
ContributionsHerbertson, F. D. tr.
LC ClassificationsHD8390 .R77
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 393 p.
Number of Pages393
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Open LibraryOL6915933M
LC Control Number02011204

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