The Emigration of Silk Workers from England to the United States in the Nineteenth Century
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The Emigration of Silk Workers from England to the United States in the Nineteenth Century With Special Reference to Coventry, Macclesfield, Paterso (Outstanding ... School of Economics and Political Science) by Richard Dobson Margrave

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Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Textile And Clothing Industries (Economic Aspects),
  • Emigration And Immigration,
  • Silk industry,
  • Employees,
  • History,
  • New Jersey,
  • Paterson,
  • Business/Economics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8121663M
ISBN 100824019245
ISBN 109780824019242

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