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social origins of a labor elite French engine-drivers, 1837-1917 by Margot B. Stein

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • France


  • Locomotive engineers -- France -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Railroads -- France -- Employees -- History -- 19th century.,
  • France -- Social conditions -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementMargot B. Stein.
SeriesModern European history
LC ClassificationsHD8039.R322 F88 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 515 p. :
Number of Pages515
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2378468M
ISBN 100824080432
LC Control Number87006913

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