The rise of the working class
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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJurgen Kuczynski. Translated from the German by C.T.A. Ray.
SeriesWorld university library
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. illus. (part col.), facsims., ports. 19 cm.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22188910M

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