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Coal and men

Harold Mostyn Watkins

Coal and men

an economic and social study of the British & American coalfields

by Harold Mostyn Watkins

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by G. Allen & Unwin ltd. in London .
Written in English

  • Coal trade -- United States,
  • Coal trade -- Great Britain,
  • Coal miners -- Great Britain,
  • Coal miners -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [443]-451.

    Statementby Harold M. Watkins ... with a foreword by Professor John R. Commons ...
    LC ClassificationsHD9545 W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., [11]-460 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14578475M

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