The glassworkers of Carmaux French craftsmen and political action in a nineteenth-century city. by Joan Wallach Scott

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Carmaux (France),
  • France,
  • Carmaux

Subjects:

  • Glassworkers -- France -- Carmaux -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Working class -- France -- Carmaux -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Carmaux (France) -- Politics and government.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 207-216.

Book details

SeriesHarvard studies in urban history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8039.G52 F75
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5435337M
ISBN 100674354400
LC Control Number73083423

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