Laborers and their families community, kinship, and social protest in a French factory town, 1903 by William M. Reddy

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Statementby William M. Reddy.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 42337 (H)
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Paginationix, 291 leaves.
Number of Pages291
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Open LibraryOL2018917M
LC Control Number90954057

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