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hardest work under heaven

the life and death of the British coal miner

by Michael Pollard

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Coal miners -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [184]

      StatementMichael Pollard.
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.M62 G764 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination189 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2939657M
      ISBN 100091582806
      LC Control Number84177814

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