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Chartists popular politics in the Industrial Revolution by Thompson, Dorothy

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Chartism.,
  • Working class -- Great Britain -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Working class -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDorothy Thompson.
LC ClassificationsHD8396 .T44 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination399 p. ;
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3179399M
ISBN 100394511409, 0394724747
LC Control Number83021984

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