Health, wealth and population in the early days of theindustrial revolution by M. C Buer

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Subjects:

  • Great Britain -- Population.,
  • Great Britain -- Economic conditions.,
  • Great Britain -- Sanitary affairs.,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions.

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Bibliography: p. 275-(283).

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Statementby M. C. Buer.
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LC ClassificationsHB3583
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 290 p. ;
Number of Pages290
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Open LibraryOL19781771M

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