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Industrial growth and population change

E. A. Wrigley

Industrial growth and population change

a regional study of the coalfield areas of North-West Europe in the later nineteenth century.

by E. A. Wrigley

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesCambridge studies in economic history
The Physical Object
Pagination193p., ll.,23cm
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19273526M

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