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Working-Class Life

Page history last edited by Ahmed Salem El Hassen 8 years, 8 months ago

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"Title," Sally M. Author, Original Place of Publication, volume.issue number (date): page numbers.


"Characteristics of the Gentleman in the Victorian Period"

To Daily Governesses- Immediate!” Punch 13 (1847): 141. 

England Labor Unions The North British Review 7 (March-June 1867): 1-26.

Factory Conditions for Women, Children's Employment Commissions Report, 1842-1843.

Governess, Companion and Housekeeper Ads from The Times of London (1845-1847)

"The Literary Gentleman," Punch, 2.4 (1842): 68.

"The Training and Education of Pauper Children," G. C. T. Bartley, Journal of the Society of the Arts, 17 (1868-1869): 188-194

Tobacco; its history and associations; including an account of the plant and its manufacture; with its modes of use in all ages and countries.  Fairholt, F. W.  London: Chapman and Hall, 1859.

 Working-Class Racism NINA (No Irish Need Apply)

Work Houses

"Working Families" Hastings, England.


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