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Workers on strike

Michelle Perrot

Workers on strike

France, 1871-1890

by Michelle Perrot

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Strikes and lockouts -- France -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichelle Perrot ; translated from the French by Chris Turner, with the assistance of Erica Carter and Claire Laudet.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5374 .P4613 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination321 p. :
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2732579M
      ISBN 100300038496
      LC Control Number86026753
      OCLC/WorldCa14587296

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