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workingman in the nineteenth century by Michael S. Cross

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Published by Oxford University Press in Toronto .
Written in English



  • Canada


  • Working class -- Canada -- History -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [313]-316.

Statementedited by Michael S. Cross.
LC ClassificationsHD8106 .C76
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5108042M
ISBN 100195402200
LC Control Number74180466

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