emergence of wage labour in early modern England
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emergence of wage labour in early modern England exploration of an analytical framework. by Robert Millward

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Published by University of Salford in Salford .
Written in English


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SeriesSalford papers in economics -- 80-5
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Open LibraryOL13777216M

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