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Class struggle and the industrial revolution

John Foster

Class struggle and the industrial revolution

early industrial capitalism in three English towns

by John Foster

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- England -- Political activity -- History,
    • Industrial revolution -- England,
    • England -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJohn Foster ; with a foreword by E. J. Hobsbawm.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8390 .F58 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination346 p. :
      Number of Pages346
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5056946M
      LC Control Number74019888


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