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Women and children of the mills an annotated guide to nineteenth-century American textile factory literature by Judith A. Ranta

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



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  • American literature -- 19th century -- Bibliography.,
  • Women textile workers in literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Women textile workers -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Working class women in literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Working class writings, American -- Bibliography.,
  • Working class women -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Textile industry in literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Textile industry -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Child labor in literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Child labor -- United States -- Bibliography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-282) and index.

StatementJudith A. Ranta.
SeriesBibliographies and indexes in American literature,, no. 28
LC ClassificationsZ1227 .R36 1999, PS217.W64 .R36 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 330 p. ;
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL37930M
ISBN 100313308608
LC Control Number99025507

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