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ragged trousered philanthropists

Robert Tressell

ragged trousered philanthropists

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Published by G. Richards in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Socialists -- Fiction,
    • Capitalism -- Fiction,
    • Working class -- Fiction,
    • Social classes -- Fiction,
    • Labor movement -- Fiction,
    • Social conflict -- Fiction,
    • Working class families -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert Tressall.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.T727 R3, pR5671.T85 R3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination390 p.
      Number of Pages390
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6568256M
      LC Control Number14012636
      OCLC/WorldCa5318363


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