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A history of the Irish working class

Peter Berresford Ellis

A history of the Irish working class

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Published by G. Braziller in New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- Ireland -- History.,
    • Labor unions -- Ireland -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [336]-339.

      Statement[by] P. Berresford Ellis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8399.I6 E54 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination352 p.
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5304269M
      ISBN 100807606545
      LC Control Number72086716


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