Labor and politics in England, 1850-1867.
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Published by Cass in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • England


  • Working class -- England -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century,
  • Chartism -- England -- History,
  • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [295]-308.

LC ClassificationsHD8395 .G5 1966b
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5642853M
LC Control Number68075054

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